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George Sisler

(Photo by St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame Museum ©)

Subject(s): George Sisler
Sport: Baseball

Location: St Louis Cardinals, Busch Stadium, St Louis, MO (From 2001-2005 sited at Busch Memorial Stadium)
Unveiled: 17/6/2001
Sculptor: Harry Weber
Material: Bronze
Status: In Situ

Inscribed on plinth: SISLER

Plaque 1: GEORGE HAROLD SISLER. St. Louis - Washington A.L. Boston - N.L. - 1915-1930. Holds two American League records, making 257 hits in 1920 and batting .419 in 1922. Retired with Major League average of .341. Credited with being one of best two fielding first basemen in history of the game.

Plaque 2: GEORGE SISLER. UNVEILED JUNE 17, 2001. The Browns' greatest player, he batted over .400 twice. He played in St.Louis from 1915-1927. He led the league in hits and batting average twice. He was a slick fielding first baseman who also led the league in stolen bases four times. Batted .340 during his 15 year big league career. His .419 average in 1922 is an A.L. record.

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(Photo by St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame Museum ©)

(Photo by William C Hutton Jnr ©)

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