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Tony Gwynn
Tony Gwynn
Batting average
0.338

Career: 1982-2001

Jim Rice
Jim Rice
Batting average
0.298

Career: 1974-1989

Billy Southworth
Billy Southworth
Batting average
0.297

Career: 1913-1929

Andre Dawson
Andre Dawson
Batting average
0.279

Career: 1976-1996

Rickey Henderson
Rickey Henderson
Batting average
0.279

Career: 1979-2003

Cal Ripken, Jr.
Cal Ripken, Jr.
Batting average
0.276

Career: 1981-2001

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William Harrison Southworth

Outfielder / Manager

William Harrison Southworth (March 9, 1893–November 15, 1969) was an American right fielder, center fielder and manager in Major League Baseball. Playing in 1913 and 1915 and from 1918 to 1929.

He batted left-handed and threw right-handed. Southworth managed in 1929 and from 1940 through 1951.

William Southworth was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2008.

Born in Harvard, Nebraska, and raised in Columbus, Ohio, Southworth decided to play baseball despite his father's wishes.

He batted .300 three times in his career, not counting shortened seasons.

He stole 138 bases in his career. He had 1,296 hits in 4,359 at bats. Southworth's cousin, Bill Southworth, also played in the majors. Billy Southworth died in 1969 and is buried at Green Lawn Cemetery in Columbus.

Billy Southworth

Career: 1913-1929

born March 9, 1893 in Harvard, Nebraska
died Novembre 15, 1969

Batted: Left Threw: Right
   
STATS

Batting average: 0.297
Home runs: 1296
Runs batted: 561

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Played for :
  • Cleveland Indians (1913, 1915)
  • Pittsburgh Pirates (1918 – 1920)
  • Boston Braves (1921 – 1923)
  • New York Giants (1924 – 1926)
  • St. Louis Cardinals (1926 – 1927, 1929)

 

Manager for :
  • St. Louis Cardinals (1929, 1940 – 1945)
  • Boston Braves (1946 – 1951)

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