On December 25, 1927 — 1927 – Nellie Fox, who will lead the American League in hits four times, win three Gold Gloves, play in 12 All-Star Games, and become American League MVP for the 1959 Chicago White Sox, is born in St. Thomas, Pennsylvania. It will not be until 1997, 23 years after his death, that he will finally be inducted into the Hall of Fame.

 


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