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  • In memoriam: Baseball

    -- Willie McCovey

    -- Red Schoendienst

    -- Rusty Staub

  • 20 other notable deaths


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IN MEMORIAM

BASEBALL


80

Willie McCovey (1938-2018),

Giants’ Hall of Fame 1B

20th on all-time list in HRs


44

McCovey’s jersey number

and his current rank

in career games played

MCCOVEY CAREER NUMBERS
ALL-TIME RANK
NO STAT RK
2,588 Games 44
.270 Average --
9,692 Plate appearances 105
8,197 At bats 129
1,229 Runs 164
2,211 Hits 185
353 Doubles 288
46 Triples --
521 Home runs 20
920 Extra-base hits 63
1,555 Runs batted in 46
26 Stolen bases --
22 Caught stealing --
1,345 Walks 34
260 Intentional walks 5
1,550 Strikeouts 54
.374 On-base pct 224
.515 Slugging pct 74
4,219 Total bases 71
3,625 Times on base 85
176 Ground into DP 180
69 Hit by pitch 249
15.7 AB per HR 27
2,045 Games as 1B 18
17,170 Putouts as 1B 28

.354, 13, 38

McCovey’s average, HR, RBI

line in 1959 when he won

NL Rookie of the Year award


.320, 45, 126

His stats line in 1969 when

he was named league MVP



Giants' all-time HR leaders


Giants' all-time hits leaders


Giants' all-time RBI leaders


Giants' all-time AB per HR rate


95

Red Schoendienst (1923-2018),

Cardinals’ Hall of Fame player, manager, coach for 70 years

10

Times Schoendienst was

named to All-Star Game

1,041-955

Schoendienst’s record in 14 years as Cardinals manager with

World Series title in 1967

SCHOENDIENST CAREER STATS
NO STAT NO STAT
19 YR 427 2B
2,216 G 78 3B
9,224 PA 84 HR
8,479 AB 773 RBI
1,223 R 89 SB
2,449 H 60 CS
.289 AVG 606 BB
.337 OBA 346 SO

91

Carl Scheib (1927-2018),

Youngest player ever (16)

in American League history

87

Wally Moon (1930-2018),

His Memorial Coliseum ‘moon shots’

helped LA win 3 World Series


87

Doug Harvey (1930-2018),

31-year umpire was 9th

inducted into Hall of Fame


84

Ed Charles (1933-2018),

3B considered heart and soul

of Miracle Mets of 1969


79

Augie Garrido (1939-2018),

48 years as baseball coach,

1,975 wins, 5 NCAA titles


77

Tony Cloninger (1940-2018),

113-97 record but known for hitting

2 grand slams in 1966 game


76

Billy Connors, (1941-2018),

Long-time pitching coach

for Yankees, Cubs


73

Rusty Staub (1944-2018),

Red-headed OF beloved in

Montreal, won series with Mets

STAUB'S CAREER NUMBERS
NO STAT NO STAT
23 YR 499 2B
2,951 G 47 3B
11,229 PA 292 HR
9,720 AB 1,466 RBI
1,189 R 47 SB
2,716 H 33 CS
.279 AVG 1,255 BB
.362 OBA 888 SO

68

Oscar Gamble (1949-2018),

17-year OF was known

for his big bat, big hair

56

Kevin Towers (1961-2018),

General manager of Padres

for 14 years, Dbacks for 4


33, 37

Ages of Luis Valbuena

and Jose Castillo, who died

in car crash in Venezuela



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