Jim Bottomley

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Birthday
23, 1900
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Dec 11, 1959 (59)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
23, 1900
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Dec 11, 1959 (59)

About

MLB first baseman who slugged 219 home runs during his 16-year career, elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1974.

Before Fame

He quit high school in his junior year to help support his family.

Trivia

He set the record for RBIs in a game with 12, in 1924.

Family Life

He married Elizabeth Crawings in 1933.

Associated With

He played against manager Connie Mack when his team won the World Series in 1931.

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