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Mystery Catcher Number 11

  • Born in Los Angeles, CA in 1911
  • Major League Career spanned 10 years (1933-1942)
  • Joined the 1933 New York Giants at age 21 and batted .330 in 1934 to lead all NL catchers.
  • Four-time All-Star (1938 - 1941)
  • Caught 801 games and played in 890 games.
  • Played in two World Series (1936-37) and had three hits in the only game the Giants won in 1937.
  • Hit for the Cycle on 6/15/1940 with an inside-the-park-homerun (last player to do so)
  • Drafted by the Army to serve in WWII.
  • Nicknamed "The Horse"
  • Brother Ike also caught in the majors
  • Died in Valparaiso, Indiana on November 29, 2004 at age 93, as the "oldest living catcher".


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