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Mickey Vernon

Baseball

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Area native who was born in Marcus Hook

Played 20 years at 1B in the major leagues

  • Washington Senators (1939-43, 1946-48, 1950-55)
  • Cleveland Indians (1949-50, 1958)
  • Boston Red Sox (1956-57)
  • Milwaukee Braves (1959)
  • Pittsburgh Pirates (1960)

Career stats: .286 AVG, 1196 R, 2495 H, 1311 RBI, 490 2B, .359 OB%

Career fielding stats: .990 F%, 21,479 TC, 19,819 PO, 1448 A, 2044 DP

7 time AL All-Star (1946, 1948, 1953-56, 1958)

2 time AL Batting Champion (1946, 1953)

2 times finished in AL Top 5 in Hits

2 times finished in the AL Top 5 in Runs

3 time AL leader in doubles (1946, 1953-54)

Led the AL in Extra Base Hits (1954)

3 times led the AL in Fielding % at 1B (1950-52)

4 times led the AL in Putouts at 1B (1947, 1949, 1953, 1954)

1 time led the AL in Assists at 1B (1949)

4 times led the AL in Double Plays at 1B (1941, 1947, 1953, 1954)

Current rank on the Twins (Senators) Career Leaders

  • 8th in Runs [956]
  • 7th in Hits [1993]
  • 5th in RBI [1026]
  • 4th in 2B [391]
  • 5th in 3B [108]
  • 7th in TB [2963]
  • 7th in BB [735]

Current rank amongst Twins (Senators) First Basemen

  • 2nd in Total Chances [17014]
  • 2nd in Putouts [15734]
  • 2nd in Assists [1113]
  • 1st in Double Plays [1612]

Holds the MLB record for career Double Plays at 1B with 2041

Holds the AL record for career Total Chances by at 1B with 21,198

Holds the AL record for career Putouts at 1B with 19,754

Holds the AL record for career Assists at 1B with 1444

Current rank on MLB Career Leaders

  • 88th in H [2495]
  • 53rd in 2B [490]
  • 90th in RBI [1311]

Member of the World Series Champion Pittsburgh Pirates (1960)

Manager of the expansion Washington Senators (1961-63)

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