The baseball player Rogers Hornsby died at the age of 66. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Hall of Fame slugger who won two Triple Crown batting titles, led the St. Louis Cardinals to a World Series title in 1926 and retired with a a lifetime batting average of .358 with 2,930 career hits.
He had his first son on November 15, 1920.
“I don’t like to sound egotistical, but every time I stepped up to the plate with a bat in my hands, I couldn’t help but feel sorry for the pitcher.” (Rogers Hornsby)
“To be a good hitter you’ve got to do one thing – get a good ball to hit.” (Rogers Hornsby)
“I don’t want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.” (Rogers Hornsby)
“Any ballplayer that don’t sign autographs for little kids ain’t an American. He’s a communist.” (Rogers Hornsby)
“I always tried to hit the ball back through the box because that is the largest unprotected area.” (Rogers Hornsby)