Tag: Rube Waddell

Rube Waddell Stats & Facts

Rube Waddell Essentials Positions: Bats: R Throws: L Weight: 196 Born: Year: 1876 in Bradford, PA USA Died: 4 1 1914 in San Antonio, TX USA Debut: 1897-09-08 Last Game: 8/1/1910 Hall of Fame: Inducted as a Player in 1946 by Old...

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Rogers Hornsby becomes the 14th player selected to the Hall of Fame

1942 – Rogers Hornsby becomes the 14th player selected to the Hall of Fame, getting 78 percent of the vote, while both Frank Chance (58%) and Rube Waddell (54%) miss out. Hornsby’s offensive numbers rival those of any player before or since. He and Ted Williams are the only players to win the Triple Crown twice, and Hornsby’s .424 mark in 1924 is the highest National League batting average in the 20th century.

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