George Sisler

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Birthday
24, 1893
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Mar 26, 1973 (80)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
24, 1893
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Mar 26, 1973 (80)

About

MLB first baseman who collected 2,812 career hits, including 257 in 1920, which became a long-standing league record.

Before Fame

Played baseball at the University of Michigan for future Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey.

Trivia

He missed the entire 1923 season when he was afflicted with double vision.

Family Life

His two sons, Dick and Dave, also carved out excellent careers in the MLB.

Associated With

His single-season hits record was broken by Ichiro Suzuki in 2004.

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