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Goose Goslin


Hall of Popularity still left fielder who recorded 2,735 strikes even though batting .316 in his 18-yr MLB job which spanned from 1921 to 1938; earned Globe Series Championships using the Washington Senators in 1924 as well as the Detroit Tigers in 1935. At age 15, he remaining his NJ house to pursue pro ball. His problems in judging soar balls resulted in his nickname ‘Goose.’ Players stated he resembled a parrot flapping its wings when he ran after a ball. He was wedded to Marion Wallace until her loss of life in 1959. Both he and Al Kaline helped business lead the Detroit Tigers to Globe Series Championships throughout their careers.

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Full Name Goose Goslin
Date Of Birth October 16, 1900
Died May 15, 1971, Bridgeton, New Jersey, United States
Place Of Birth Salem, NJ
Weight 84 kg
Profession Baseball Player
Nationality American
Star Sign Libra

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1He was nominated for the 2014 New Jersey Hall of Fame in the Sports category.
2Member of 1924 World Series Champion Washington Senators team. Member of 1925 and 1933 American League Champion Washington Senators teams. Member of 1934 American League Champion Detroit Tigers team. Member of 1935 World Series Champion Detroit Tigers team.
3Named to 1936 American League All Star Team.
4In 1924 led the American League in runs batted in (129).
5Led the American League in triples in 1923 (18) and 1925 (20).
6Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1968.
7Made major league debut on 16 September 1921.
8Outfielder with the Washington Senators (1921-1930[start], 1933, 1938), St. Louis Browns (1930[end]-1932), and Detroit Tigers (1934-1937).

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100 Years of the World Series2003Video documentaryHimself
The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg1998DocumentaryHimself

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