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Tris Speaker (1888–1958)

Tris Speaker was born on April 4, 1888 in Hubbard, Texas, USA as Tristram E. Speaker. He was an actor, known for The Kid from Cleveland (1949), 1915 World's Championship Series (1915) and The Baseball Revue of 1917 (1917). He was married to Mary Frances Cuddihy. He died on December 8, 1958 in Lake Whitney, Texas. See full bio »

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Known For

The Kid from Cleveland
The Kid from Cleveland Tris Speaker - Cleveland Indians Coach
1915 World's Championship Series
1915 World's Championship Series Himself - Boston Red Sox Outfielder
Animated Weekly, No. 20


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 1949 The Kid from Cleveland
Tris Speaker - Cleveland Indians Coach
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 1917 The Baseball Revue of 1917 (Documentary)
 1916 Animated Weekly, No. 20 (Documentary short)
 1915 1915 World's Championship Series (Documentary)
Himself - Boston Red Sox Outfielder
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 2009 Prime 9 (TV Series)
- Centerfielders (2009) ... Himself
 2006 DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 2001 Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History (Video documentary)
 2000 ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary)
- Babe Ruth (2000) ... Himself
 1994 Baseball (TV Mini-Series documentary)
- The National Pastime (1994) ... Himself
- Shadow Ball (1994) ... Himself
 1990 Babe Ruth: The Man, the Myth, the Legend (Video short)

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5' 11½" (1.82 m)

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The American boy starts swinging the bat about as soon as he can lift one. See more »


Holds the career major league record for the most outfield assists (448) and double plays (139). He is the American League record holder for the most outfield putouts (6,706). See more »


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