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A short bio from the Helmar-R319 card back: This native of Oglesby, Illinois was born on April 23, 1900. He began his career with Mitchell in the South Dakota League in 1920,making a good showing. St. Louis was pleased to bring him up at the tail of 1922. He impressed them by hitting .325 in 37 games and has been a regular ever since. The team depends upon him to bring in the runs, he often has over 100 runs batted in over a season. Is a good fielder at first base. Is a left-hander, is 6 feet long and weighs 180 pounds.

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Birth Date: April 23, 1900
Birth Location: Oglesby, IL
Death Date: December 11, 1959
Death Location: St. Louis MO, USA
Weight: 180 lb
Height: 6 ft 0 in
Bats: L
Throws: L
Debut Date: August 18, 1922
Final Game Date: September 16, 1937
Years Played: 16
Games Played: 1,991
At Bats: 7,471
Runs: 1,177
Hits: 2,313
Doubles: 465
Triples: 151
Home Runs: 219
RBIs: 1,422
Stolen Bases: 58
Base on Balls: 664
Batting Average: 0.31
Position: First Baseman

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