Hall of Fame slugger who won two Triple Crown batting titles, led the St. Louis Cardinals to a World Series title in 1926 and retired with a a lifetime batting average of .358 with 2,930 career hits.
After the death of his father, he and his brothers had to get work in a meat packing plant.
He finished the 1922 season with a .400 batting average and 40 home runs.
He had his first son on November 15, 1920.
In June, 1920, he hit two triples against pitcher Grover Cleveland Alexander in a game that broke his 11-game winning streak.