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Tris Speaker

Tristram E. Speaker (The Grey Eagle)

Position: Centerfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 193 lb.

Born: April 4, 1888 in Hubbard, TX
High School: Hubbard HS (Hubbard, TX)
School: Texas Wesleyan University (Fort Worth, TX) (All Transactions)
Debut: September 12, 1907 (Age 19.161, 2,961st in MLB history)
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1908 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Indians/RedSox/Senators/Athletics/Americans 1907-1928

Last Game: August 30, 1928 (Age 40.148)   vs. BOS 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1937 (165/201 ballots). Induction ceremony in Cooperstown held in 1939.
   View Tris Speaker Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).

Died: December 8, 1958 in Lake Whitney, TX
Buried: Fairview Cemetery, Hubbard, TX
Relatives: Uncle of Tex Jeanes
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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