Center fielder who spent 22 seasons in the MLB from 1907 to 1928 and recorded the most doubles in league history with 792, while tallying 3,514 hits with a career batting average of .345. He won two World Series Championships with the Boston Red Sox and a third with the Cleveland Indians.
He began throwing left handed as a child after being thrown off a horse.
He teamed with Harry Hooper and Duffy Lewis to form what became known as the 'Million Dollar Outfield' while on the Boston Red Sox.
He married his first wife Mary in 1925.
He often challenged legendary hitter Ty Cobb for league batting titles.