Louis Clark Brock

Louis Clark Brock (HM1DAQ)

Location: Springfield, MO 65809 Greene County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 7.231', W 93° 12.995'

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Born in El Dorado, AR in 1939 to
Maud and Paralee Brock
From Age Two grew up in Collonston, LA
Attended Union High School and Southern University
Married to Jacqueline Gaitor
Father to Wanda, Lou, Jr., Emory and Daniel

Led Southern University to the NAIA World Series Championship - 1959
Selected by U.S. Olympic Committee for Pan American Games Baseball Team - 1959
Played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1964-1979) and Chicago Cubs (1961-1964)
Member of the St. Louis Cardinals World Series Championship teams - 1964 & 1967
Holds the World Series record for most stolen bases in a single Series with seven, stolen bases in a lifetime with 14, most hits in a single Series with 13, most hits in back-to-back World Series, highest batting average in 21 or more games at .391
Holds the National [League] record for most stolen bases in a season with 118 - 1974
Named The Sporting News Player of the Year - 1974
Received the Jackie Robinson and Roberto Clemente Awards - 1975
Holds the National [League] record for most stolen bases in a career with 938 - 1977
Reached 3,000-hit milestone against Chicago Cubs - August 13, 1979
The Lou Brock Award established for the National League player with the most stolen bases each year - 1979
Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on the first ballot - 1985
Named one of Major League Baseball's Top 100 Players of All-Time - 1999
Lou Brock statue unveiled at Busch Stadium in St. Louis - 1999
Member of the Arkansas Sports, Missouri Sports, Louisiana Sports, NAIA Baseball and Negro Black College Sports Halls of Fame, Horatio Alger Hall of Fame for Distinguished Americans, St. Louis Walk of Fame, and the Arkansas Black Hall of Fame

Recognized as a
Missouri Sports Legend
May 2006
Year Placed2006
Placed ByMissouri Sports Hall of Fame
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 11:44am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 480759 N 4108263
Decimal Degrees37.12051667, -93.21658333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 7.231', W 93° 12.995'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 7' 13.86" N, 93° 12' 59.70" W
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Area Code(s)417
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3861 E Stan Musial Dr, Springfield MO 65809, US
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