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Jake Beckley

Jake Beckley

Position(s):
1B, OF, 2B, P
Nicknames:
Eagle Eye
Born:
August 4, 1867
Bats:
Left
Throws:
Left
Height:
5' 10"
Weight:
200 lbs
Major League Debut:
6-20-1888 with PIT
Hall of Fame:
1971

Notable Achievements

    * PL Triples Leader (1890)
    * 100 RBI Seasons: 4 (1890 & 1893-1895)
    * 100 Runs Scored Seasons: 5 (1890 & 1892-1895)
    * Baseball Hall of Fame: Class of 1971

Records Held

    * Putouts, first baseman, career, 23731
    * Triple plays, first baseman, career, 8

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1971 Hall of Fame, Baseball History, Cincinnati Reds, Eagle Eye, Jake Beckley, New York Giants, Pittsburgh Alleghenys, Pittsburgh Burghers, St. Louis Cardinals, Western Association

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