Louis Clark Brock

Louis Clark Brock (HM2GH8)

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N 38° 37.43', W 90° 11.628'

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Chicago N.L., 1961-1964

—St. Louis N.L., 1964-1970 —

Baseball's all-time leader in stolen bases with 938. Set Major League record by stealing over 50 bases 12 times and N.L. record with 118 steals in 1974. Led N.L. in stolen bases 8 times. Collected 3,023 hits beating 19 year career and holds World Series record with .391 batting average in 21 post-season games.

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Lou Brock
Unveiled August 29, 1999

This statue honors "The Base Burglar" in another facet of his game. He has just completed the swing for his 2000th career hit. It was unveiled during the 20th anniversary year of that hit in August 1979 and the 25th anniversary year of his then Major League record 105th stolen base in September 1974. He still holds the National League single season (118) and career (938) stolen bases records along with the records for highest career World Series battling average (.391). A seven-time .300 hitter, he has a lifetime .293 average.
HM NumberHM2GH8
Year Placed1999
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Date Added Friday, May 3rd, 2019 at 8:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 744296 N 4278770
Decimal Degrees38.62383333, -90.19380000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 37.43', W 90° 11.628'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 37' 25.8" N, 90° 11' 37.68" W
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