George Lee Anderson (Captain Hook)
Position: Second Baseman
Born: February 22, 1934 in Bridgewater, SD
High School: Susan Miller Dorsey HS (Los Angeles, CA)
Signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1953. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 10, 1959 (Age 25)
Team: Phillies 1959
Final Game: September 27, 1959 (Age 25)
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Veteran's Committee as Manager in 2000.
View Sparky Anderson Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Died: November 4, 2010 in Thousand Oaks, CA
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|162 Game Avg.||162||562||508||45||111||10||3||0||36||6||10||45||56||.218||.282||.249||.531||43||127||16||1||5||2||1|
|Gray Ink||Batting - 1 (2415), Average HOFer ≈ 144|
|JAWS||Second Base (1065th), -1.2 career WAR/-1.2 7yr-peak WAR/-1.2 JAWS
Average HOF 2B (out of 19) = 69.5 career WAR/44.5 7yr-peak WAR/57.0 JAWS
|1959||25||Philadelphia Phillies||$7,500||Michael Haupert research of HOF contracts|
|Career to date (may be incomplete)||$7,500|
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