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Jimmie Foxx
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Baseball Player
    (October 22, 1907-July 21, 1967)
    Died in Miami, Florida
    Played for Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies
    MVP (1932, 33)
    Elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame (1951)
    His name is misspelled as 'Jimmy' on his Hall of Fame Plaque (see picture).
    Who spells Jimmy as 'Jimmie,' anyway?
    He was an alcoholic.
    He choked to death.
    Tom Hank's character in a 'League of Their Own' was based on Jimmie Foxx.
    He led the A.L. in Home Runs, Batting Average and R.B.I.s in the same year (1933).
    He retired, second to Babe Ruth, with the most home runs (534).
    His nickname was 'The Beast.'
    For 12 consecutive seasons he belted at least thirty home runs.
    He holds the record of six walks in a game (June 16, 1938).
    He is one of the greatest power hitters of all time.
    He hit tape-measure home runs (farther than Mark McGwire).
    One home run landed in the last row of Yankee Stadium's upper deck and shattered a seat.
    He hit 58 home runs in 1932.
    He was an All star for nine straight years.

Credit: Patrick D.


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    In 2008, Out of 46 Votes: 32.61% Annoying
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    In 2005, Out of 248 Votes: 42.34% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 241 Votes: 43.57% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 772 Votes: 42.49% Annoying
 
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