Second Baseman, Shortstop and Third Baseman
5-11, 175lb (180cm, 79kg)
April 27, 1896
January 5, 1963
Hornsby Bend Cemetery, Hornsby Bend, TX
High School: Northside HS (Fort Worth, TX)
Debut: September 10, 1915
4,410th in MLB history)
vs. CIN 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Last Game: July 20, 1937
vs. NYY 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted as Player in 1942.
(Voted by BBWAA on 182/233 ballots)
Hall of Fame: No induction ceremony in Cooperstown held (until 2013).
View at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Rogers Hornsby's Page
Exceeded rookie limits during 1916 season
Full Name: Rogers Hornsby
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