Bobby Doerr

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Bobby Doerr
Bobby Doerr 1950 Bowman.jpg
Second baseman
Born: (1918-04-07)April 7, 1918
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died: November 13, 2017(2017-11-13) (aged 99)
Junction City, Oregon, U.S.
Batted: Right Threw: Right
debut
April 20, 1937, for the Boston Red Sox
Last appearance
September 7, 1951, for the Boston Red Sox
Career statistics
Batting average.288
Home runs223
Runs batted in1,247
Teams
Career highlights and awards
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Induction1986
Election MethodVeterans Committee

Robert Pershing "Bobby" Doerr (April 7, 1918 – November 13, 2017) was a former Major League Baseball second baseman and coach. He played his entire 14-year baseball career for the Boston Red Sox (1937–1951).

Doerr achieved a batting average over .300 in several seasons. He set Red Sox team records in several statistical categories. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1986.[1]

Doerr died at his home in Junction City, Oregon on November 13, 2017 of natural causes at the age of 99, five months short of his 100th birthday.[2].

References[change | change source]

  1. "The National Baseball Hall of Fame". Retrieved 2007-02-03.
  2. "Bobby Doerr, 99, Hall of Fame Red Sox Second Baseman, Is Dead". The New York Times. November 14, 2017. Retrieved November 14, 2017.

Other websites[change | change source]

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