Eddie Joost

Eddie Joost

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Edwin David Joost was a shortstop and manager in American Major League Baseball. In 1954, Joost became the third and last manager in the 54-year history of the Philadelphia Athletics. Under Joost, the A's finished last in the American League and lost over 100 games. After that season, they relocated to Kansas City. An outstanding defensive player, the right-handed-hitting Joost hit for power but had trouble making contact. In a 17-year major league playing career for the Cincinnati Reds, Boston Braves, Athletics and Boston Red Sox, Joost smashed 134 home runs, with a batting average of .239. In 1943, as a Boston Brave, Joost batted .185 in 421 at batsshow more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135880004
  • 9786135880007