Bill Madlock

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Birthday
12, 1951
Birthplace
Tennessee
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
12, 1951 (age 67)
Birthplace
Tennessee

About

Four-time National League batting champion who retired with a .305 career batting average; helped lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a World Series Championship in 1979.

Before Fame

He played basketball, football, and baseball at Eisenhower High School in Decatur, Illinois.

Trivia

He became the first player in MLB history to capture more than one batting title with two different teams: two with the Chicago Cubs and two more with the Pirates.

Family Life

He had four children named Jeremy, Sara, Stephen and Douglas with his wife Cindy.

Associated With

He was traded to the Chicago Cubs in 1974, where he replaced Hall of Famer Ron Santo at third base.