Chuck Klein

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Birthday
7, 1904
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Mar 28, 1958 (53)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
7, 1904
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Mar 28, 1958 (53)

About

MLB player who was a renowned as a slugger during his 17-year career.

Before Fame

He worked in a steel mill in Indianapolis as a child, where he earned the nickname 'The Hoosier Hammer.' He was the first National League player ever to hit four home runs in the same game in the 20th century.

Trivia

He won the Triple Crown in the National League in 1933, but lost the the MVP Award to pitcher Carl Hubbell.

Family Life

He married Mary Hubbell in 1936.

Associated With

He held the record for the most home runs in Philadelphia Phillies history until he was surpassed by Hall of Fame slugger Mike Schmidt.