Rogers Hornsby (Rajah)
Positions: Second Baseman, Shortstop and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: April 27, 1896 in Winters, TX
High School: Northside HS (Fort Worth, TX) (All Transactions)
Debut: September 10, 1915 (Age 19.136, 4,404th in MLB history) vs. CIN 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1916 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Cardinals/Cubs/Giants/Braves/Browns 1915-1937
Last Game: July 20, 1937 (Age 41.084) vs. NYY 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1942 (182/233 ballots). No induction ceremony in Cooperstown held (until 2013).
View Rogers Hornsby Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: January 5, 1963 in Chicago, IL
Buried: Hornsby Bend Cemetery, Hornsby Bend, TX
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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