Lou Brock

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Birthday
18, 1939
Birthplace
El Dorado, AR
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
18, 1939 (age 80)
Birthplace
El Dorado, AR

About

Hall of Fame inductee and base-stealing legend who was selected to six All-Star games and won World Series Championships with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1964 and 1967. He recorded 3,023 hits while batting .293 across his 19-year career.

Before Fame

He was raised by poor share croppers in Collinston, Louisiana.

Trivia

He stole 938 bases during his MLB career, a record that he held until Ricky Henderson broke it in 1991.

Family Life

He married Katie Hay in 1960. After her death, he married Jacqueline Brock.

Associated With

Star pitcher Bob Gibson was named MVP of the 1964 World Series for the Cardinals.