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Gil Hodges (I) (1924–1972)

Eight-time All-Star Gil Hodges was an outstanding first baseman for the Brooklyn Dodgers who, when he retired in early 1963 after being a charter member of the hapless New York Mets (who lost a record 120 games in their inaugural season of 1962), was #10 all-time on the career home run list with 370 circuit clouts. Though a worthy candidate, he ... See full bio »

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 1958 The Geisha Boy
Los Angeles Dodgers First Baseman (uncredited)
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6' 2" (1.88 m)
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In his first year as a player with the New York Mets (1962), he hit 9 HRs in the first 54 games, 127 at bats (1 Hr per 14 at bats), and was tied with Willie Mays for the league lead on May 30th, an impressive hitting fete even by current standards. One of a few major league player to hit that many HRs in his last full month as an active player. Various injuries curtailed his plate appearances for... See more »

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The Miracle Worker

Star Sign:

Aries

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