Hack Wilson

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Born:  April 26, 1900

Died:  November 23, 1948

Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1979 by the Veterans Committee

Led the NL in Home runs 4 times (1926-21), (1927-30), (1928-31)

Led the NL in RBI's twice (1929-159), (1930-191)

NL/ML RBI record for one season (1930) still stands as of end of 2013 season

1932 June 9 Hack Wilson as a member of the Dodgers, hits grand slam to defeat the Cubs and Pat Malone

(a good friend of Wilson's) 5-2

December 9, 1931 Hack Wilson traded to the St. louis Cardinals