Tony Lazzeri

Tony Lazzeri
Birthdate 12/6/1903
Death Date 8/6/1946
Debut Year 1926
Year of Induction 1991
Teams Cubs, Dodgers, Giants, Yankees
Position Second Base

Tony Lazzeri is one of 14 players to hit for the natural cycle – single, double, triple, homer in sequence. He’s the only one to cap it with a grand slam.

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Lazzeri's 11 RBI on May 24, 1936 remains the AL record

Lazzeri's 11 RBI on May 24, 1936 remains the AL record

Second baseman Tony Lazzeri broke in with the Yankees in 1926 and made an immediate impact. The rookie’s 117 RBI helped push New York to the World Series. The Fall Classic was a familiar destination during Lazzeri’s 14-year big league career. He played in 7 championship tilts and came aw
The second baseman drove in 100 or more run 7 times

The second baseman drove in 100 or more run 7 times

Tony Lazzeri’s run production was historic among second baseman. Ten of his 14 big league seasons featured at least 80 RBI, seven of them topped the 100-RBI mark. His high-water mark for runs batted in came in 1930. That year he drove in 121 and scored a career-high 109 runs. It was his fourth

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