Charlie Gehringer

Charlie Gehringer

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Charles Leonard Gehringer, nicknamed "The Mechanical Man," was a German-American Major League Baseball second baseman who played nineteen seasons for the Detroit Tigers. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1949.Widely regarded as one of the greatest second basemen of all time, during his career Gehringer, who batted left-handed and threw with his right, compiled a .320 batting average and had seven seasons with more than 200 hits -- a hit total never reached in a season by Ted Williams or Mickey Mantle and reached only once by Willie Mays. He was the American League batting champion in 1937 with a .371 average and was also named the American League's Most Valuable Player. He was among the Top 10 vote recipients in the Most Valuable Player voting for seven straight years from 1932 to 1938. He was the starting second baseman and played every inning of the first six All Star Gamesshow more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134960772
  • 9786134960779