Tris Speaker

Tris Speaker, American baseball player.

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American baseball player

MLB debutSeptember 14,:1907,:for the:Boston AmericansLast MLB appearanceAugust 30,:1928,:for the:Philadelphia AthleticsMLB statisticsBatting average.345Hits3,514Home runs117Runs batted in1,529Doubles792Managerial record617–520Winning:%.543 TeamsAs player

As manager

Career highlights and awards

MLB Records

  • 792 career doubles
  • 449 career outfield assists
Member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction1937Vote82.1% (second ballot)

Tristram Edgar Speaker (April 4, 1888 – December 8, 1958), nicknamed "The Gray Eagle", was an American professional baseball player. Considered one of the greatest offensive and defensive center fielders in the history of Major League Baseball (MLB), he compiled... more

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