MLB initial baseman who strike .302 during an 11-yr career using the Cleveland Indians and Chicago White colored Sox. He was raised on the 420-acre plantation in Iowa. He performed at that time that Lou Gehrig and Jimmie Foxx performed, so he was under no circumstances chosen for an All-Star group. His boy Hal Jr. performed for the Chicago White colored Sox in 1958. He and Jim Thome had been two of the greatest home operate hitters in Indians background.