By Roy Kerr
utilizing a primitive fielding glove with out webbing or pocket, he compiled the top fielding normal of any outfielder (1,000+ video games) who accomplished his occupation earlier than 1900. At age forty six, 10 years after his final complete significant league season, Thompson performed 8 video games for the injury-plagued Detroit Tigers, successful one contest together with his bat and saving numerous others with fabulous catches within the outfield.
This finished biography lines Thompson’s lifestyles and occupation from his early life in rural Danville, Indiana, to his final days as a U.S. deputy marshal in Detroit, and clarifies his prestige of 1 of the best gamers in baseball’s lengthy and storied history.
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Big Sam Thompson: Baseball’s Greatest Clutch Hitter by Roy Kerr