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Tommy Holmes
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Baseball Player
    (March 29, 1917-April 14, 2008)
    Born in Brooklyn, New York
    Outfielder for the Boston Braves (1942-1951) and the Brooklyn Dodgers (1952)
    Manager for the Boston Braves (1951-1952)
    Two-time All-Star (1945, 1948)
    NL Home Run Champion (1945)
    His nickname was Kelly.
    He was fired by the Braves as he started the 1952 season with a 13-22 losing record.
    He didn't start playing in the 1950 season because of an injury until the month of June.
    Phil Cavarretta beat him for the 1945 NL MVP Award.
    Despite recording an 8th inning RBI in Game 1 of the 1948 World Series, the Braves lost the series to the Cleveland Indians in 6 games.
    He was a member of two World Series losing teams (1948 and 1952).
    He was left-handed.
    He was one of the Boston Braves' popular players.
    He was barely struck out in most occasions.
    He ended three no-hitter bids in the early stages of his major league career.
    He recorded a 37 game hitting streak in the 1945 season; it was an NL record that stood for 33 years until Pete Rose overtook it in 1978.
    He thanked Rose for remembering him at the time his 37 game hitting streak was broken.

Credit: Neo NX2004


    In 2018, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 6 Votes: 83.33% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 17 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 8 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 7 Votes: 14.29% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 15 Votes: 73.33% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 12 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 4 Votes: 75.00% Annoying
 
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