Friday, December 14th, 2018

Heydler said his greatest thrill in baseball was watching Carl Hubbell strike out Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Jimmie Foxx, Al Simmons, and Joe Cronin in succession in the 1934 All-Star Game. The greatest ballplayer ever, in Heydler’s estimation, was Honus Wagner. Read Heydler’s complete bio, a part of the SABR: Baseball Biography Project here:

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