Napoleon Lajoie (Larry or Poli)
Positions: Second Baseman and First Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 1", Weight: 195 lb.
Born: September 5, 1874 in Woonsocket, RI(All Transactions)
Debut: August 12, 1896 (Age 21.342, 1,956th in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1896 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Naps/Phillies/Athletics/Bronchos 1896-1916
Last Game: August 26, 1916 (Age 41.356) vs. CLE 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1937 (168/201 ballots). Induction ceremony in Cooperstown held in 1939.
View Nap Lajoie Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: February 7, 1959 in Daytona Beach, FL
Buried: Daytona Memorial Park, Daytona Beach, FL
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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