Joe Medwick

Joe Medwick

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Joseph Michael Medwick, nicknamed "Ducky," was an American Major League Baseball player . A left fielder for the St. Louis Cardinals during the "Gashouse Gang" era of the 1930s, he also played for the Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Giants, and Boston Braves. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America in 1968, receiving 84.81% of the votes. Medwick was born to Hungarian immigrants and grew up in Carteret, New Jersey where his portrait is displayed in Borough Hall rendered by fine art artist Lori Baratta. He made his debut with the Cardinals in 1932. Fans nicknamed him "Ducky Wucky," or just "Ducky," because of his waddle when he walked; but his build led to the nickname of "Muscles" which meant that none of his teammates dared to use the name "Ducky" to his faceshow more

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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 245g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134960683
  • 9786134960687