Rogers Hornsby

Rogers Hornsby (HM2GH3)

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N 38° 37.433', W 90° 11.626'

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National League batting champion seven years — 1920 to 1925, 1928. Lifetime batting average .358 highest in National League History. Hit .424 in 1924. Twentieth Century Major League record. Manager of 1926 World Champion St. Louis Cardinals. Most-Valuable-Player 1925 and 1929.

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Rogers Hornsby
Unveiled August 20, 2000


This statue shows Hornsby as he has just made contact on a home run swing. Perhaps baseball's best right-handed hitter of all time. He led the league in batting six straight years including a MLB all-time best .424 in 1924. He hit above .400 three times in four years. Served as playing manager for Cardinals first world championship team in 1926. A career .358 hitter, he was selected as a member of baseball's All-Century Team.
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HM NumberHM2GH3
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Year Placed2000
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Date Added Friday, May 3rd, 2019 at 8:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 744299 N 4278775
Decimal Degrees38.62388333, -90.19376667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 37.433', W 90° 11.626'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 37' 25.98" N, 90° 11' 37.56" W
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