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Rogers Hornsby finishes the season above .400...
Item # 664252
September 30, 1924
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, Sept. 30, 1924
* Rogers Hornsby ends with .424 batting average
* St. Louis Cardinals - major league baseball MLB
The sports page has a one column head reading: "Rogers Hornsby Sets Two New Batting Records" "Cardinal Slugger Passes Marks Made by Sisler, Cobb and Wagner" with the text including: "...took a place beside the greatest hitters in baseball history. In the season closed here yesterday, Hornsby established two new records, one in batting average and the other in leading his league for the fifth consecutive season. Hornsby finished with 227 hits in 142 games, making a season's average of .42351, four points above George Sisler's mark...".
Complete in 26 pages, a library stamp in the upper right corner, generally good condition.
Category: The 20th Century