Willie Keeler

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Birthday
3, 1872
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jan 1, 1923 (50)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
3, 1872
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Jan 1, 1923 (50)

About

Brilliant MLB hitter who won two National League batting titles with the Baltimore Orioles in the late 1890s and coined the phrase 'hit 'em where they ain't.'

Before Fame

He was able to break into the big leagues despite being just over five foot four inches tall.

Trivia

He hit .341 during his 19-year career.

Family Life

He never married but he had a long-time relationship with his girlfriend Clara Moss.

Associated With

His 45-game hitting steak was the major league record until broken by Joe DiMaggio in 1941.

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