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Joe Vosmik

Joe Vosmik
Left fielder
Born: (1910-04-04)April 4, 1910
Cleveland, Ohio
Died: January 27, 1962(1962-01-27) (aged 51)
Cleveland, Ohio
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 30, 1930, for the Cleveland Indians
Last MLB appearance
July 23, 1944, for the Washington Senators
MLB statistics
Batting average .307
Home runs 65
Runs batted in 874
Career highlights and awards

Joseph Franklin Vosmik (April 4, 1910 – January 27, 1962) was an Outfielder for the Cleveland Indians (1930–36), St. Louis Browns (1937), Boston Red Sox (1938–39), Brooklyn Dodgers (1940–41) and Washington Senators (1944). He helped the Dodgers win the 1941 National League Pennant.

He was voted to the 1935 American League All-Star Team as a Right Fielder. He finished 3rd in voting for the 1935 AL MVP Award for leading the league in Hits (216), Doubles (47) and Triples (20). He also played in 152 games and had 620 at bats, 93 runs, 10 home runs, 110 RBI, 2 stolen bases, 59 walks, .348 batting average, .408 on-base percentage, .537 slugging percentage, 333 total bases and 5 sacrifice hits. He finished 21st in voting for the 1938 AL MVP Award for leading the league in Hits (201) and playing in 146 games and having 621 at-bats, 121 runs, 37 doubles, 6 triples, 9 home runs, 86 RBI, 59 walks, .324 batting average, .384 on-base percentage, .446 slugging percentage, 277 total bases and 7 sacrifice hits.

In 13 seasons he played in 1,414 games and had 5,472 at-bats, 818 runs, 1,682 hits, 335 doubles, 92 triples, 65 home runs, 874 RBI, 23 stolen bases, 514 walks, .307 batting average, .369 on-base percentage, .438 slugging percentage, 2,396 total bases and 77 sacrifice hits. He died in his home town at the age of 51.

From 1947-1951 he was a manager in the minor league system of the Indians.

See also

External links

  • Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
  • Joe Vosmik at Find a Grave

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