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Willard Hershberger


The short bio from the Helmar-R319 card back: The Redlegs of Cincinatti are lucky to have a backup backstop as good as Willard H. Nothing gets past him and base runners respect his arm. Last year in 63 games “Hershy” batted a healthy .345. The future looks very bright for the 29-year-old from Lemon Cove, CAL. who loves to cheer on his teammates. He is almost as popular with the ladies in the Rhineland as pal Ernie Lombardi.

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Birth Date: May 28, 1910
Birth Location: Lemoncove, CA
Death Date: August 3, 1940
Death Location: Boston MA, USA
Weight: 167 lb
Height: 5 ft 10 in
Bats: R
Throws: R
Debut Date: April 19, 1938
Final Game Date: August 2, 1940
Years Played: 3
Games Played: 160
At Bats: 402
Runs: 41
Hits: 127
Doubles: 16
Triples: 5
Home Runs: 0
RBIs: 70
Stolen Bases: 2
Base on Balls: 20
Batting Average: 0.316
Position: Catcher

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