Jimmie Foxx

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Jimmie Foxx
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First baseman
Born: (1907-10-22)October 22, 1907
Sudlersville, Maryland
Died: July 21, 1967(1967-07-21) (aged 59)
Miami, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right
debut
May 1, 1925, for the Philadelphia Athletics
Last appearance
September 23, 1945, for the Philadelphia Phillies
Career statistics
Batting average.325
Home runs534
Runs batted in1,922
Teams
Career highlights and awards
  • 9x All-Star selection (1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941)
  • 2x World Series champion (1929, 1930)
  • 3x AL MVP (1932, 1933, 1938)
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Induction1951
Vote79.2% (first ballot)

James Emory "Jimmie" Foxx (October 22, 1907-July 21, 1967) (nicknamed Double X and The Beast) was an American first baseman in Baseball. Foxx was the second major league player to hit 500 home runs, and at age 32, is the second youngest to hit that many home runs, behind Alex Rodriguez.