Positions: Second Baseman and First Baseman
Bats: Right • Throws: Right
6-1, 195lb (185cm, 88kg)
Buried: Daytona Memorial Park, Daytona Beach, FL
Debut: August 12, 1896 (Age 21-342d, 1,954th in MLB history)
Hall of Fame: Inducted as Player in 1937.
(Voted by BBWAA on 168/201 ballots)
Induction ceremony in Cooperstown held in 1939.
View Nap Lajoie's Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1896 season
Full Name: Napoleon Lajoie
Nicknames: Larry or Poli
Pronunciation: \Lah-ZHWA or LAJ-way\