Rogers Hornsby

Rogers Hornsby

About Rogers Hornsby

Rogers Hornsby, Sr. (April 27, 1896 January 5, 1963), nicknamed 'The Rajah', was an American baseball infielder, manager, and coach who played 23 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB). He played for the St. Louis Cardinals (-, 1933), New York Giants (1927), Boston Braves (1928), Chicago Cubs (-), and St. Louis Browns (-). Hornsby had 2,930 hits, 301 home runs, and a .358 batting average during his career; he was named the National League (NL)'s Most Valuable Player (MVP) twice, and was a member of one World Series championship team.

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