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  Dick Stuart Information
Richard Lee (Dick) Stuart (November 7, 1932 - December 15, 2002) was a Major League Baseball first baseman from 1958 to 1969.
Throughout his baseball career, Stuart was known as a fine hitter, but a subpar fielder, garnering the unique nickname of "Dr. Strangeglove" for his poor defense.
As a minor league player, Stuart smashed 66 home runs for the Lincoln club of the Class A Western League in 1956; it remains one of the highest totals in the history of minor league baseball.
www.bookrags.com /Dick_Stuart   (191 words)

  
 NetShrine Discussion Forum - Dick Stuart
Stuart, who once hit 66 home runs in a single minor league season, was a feared slugger who also was known far and wide for his fielding process.
Stuart led the AL in RBI in 1963 and was second in 1964
Stuart's value was driven down not just by his defense, but by his relative impatience at the plate.
www.netshrine.com /vbulletin2/printthread.php?t=7914   (328 words)

  
 Dick Stuart Quotes
Did you know that Dick Stuart's quotation about catching a hot dog wrapper on the fly is actually a true story which took place during a regular season ballgame?
Dick Stuart played ball for ten years from 1958 to 1969 with the Pirates, Red Sox, Phillies, Mets, Dodgers and Angels.
Dick Stuart led the league in runs batted in during 1963, was named to an All Star squad in 1961 and saw postseason action twice during his Major League career.
www.baseball-almanac.com /quotes/quostrt.shtml   (220 words)

  
 TheDeadballEra.com :: DICK STUART'S OBIT
Dick Stuart, an exuberant first baseman who hit baseballs huge distances but fielded so erratically that he was given the nickname Dr. Strangeglove, died Sunday at his home in Redwood City, Calif. He was 70.
Stuart's strength and his weakness were obvious from the start of his career.
Stuart hit 66 in 1956 for Lincoln, Neb., of the Class A Western League and started signing autographs "Dick Stuart 66." But the Pittsburgh Pirates, who owned his rights, were wary because, as Manager Bobby Bragan said, "Dick Stuart is the worst outfielder I ever saw in my life."
www.thedeadballera.com /Obits/Stuart.Dick.Obit.html   (436 words)

  
 Historic Baseball : Dick Stuart was known as Dr. Strangeglove
Dick Stuart, whose colorful nickname "Dr. Strangeglove" referred to his problems fielding, died Dec. 15, 2002, at the age of 70.
Stuart, a first baseman with Pittsburgh (1958-1962), Boston AL (1963-1964), Philadelphia (1965), New York NL and Los Angeles (1966) and California (1969), hit.264 in his career with 228 home runs and 743 RBI.
Stuart reportedly caught the attention of major league scouts in 1956 when he was playing for Lincoln of the Class A Western League.
www.historicbaseball.com /players/s/stuart_dick.html   (340 words)

  
 Dick Stuart - BR Bullpen
Stuart led or tied for the league lead in errors his last year in the minors and his first 7 seasons in the majors.
In 1952, Stuart led the class C Pioneer League in homers (31) and RBI (121).
Stuart said that the Pirates didn't give his season credit, but when you fail to lead a class A league in OPS when all you can do is hit, a promotion to the team's top minor league club the next season is certainly reasonable.
www.baseball-reference.com /bullpen/Dick_Stuart   (430 words)

  
 Dick Stuart: teammates remember "Dr. Strangeglove": despite his defensive deficiency, right-handed first baseman was ...
DICK STUART MADE HIS LIVING AS a productive, professional major league hitter who was just as well known as a less than proficient first baseman.
Stuart spent 10 seasons in the majors with Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, New York and Los Angeles in the National League, as well as Boston and California in the American League.
Dick Schofield, 68, who played 19 years in the majors and was a utility infielder with the Pirates' 1960 team, said Stuart was a much better hitter than he was given credit for.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0FCI/is_5_62/ai_99237366   (792 words)

  
 Appreciation: Even with a strange glove, ex-Pirate was always a hit
It was a one-hop smash that Dick Stuart, a first baseman so noted for his defensive shortcomings that he came to be known as "Dr. Strangeglove," fielded with uncharacteristic prowess.
Then there was the time when Stuart, known as much for his prodigious power as his balky mitt, launched a home run over the scoreboard in Crosley Field in Cincinnati to win a Sunday game in the ninth inning.
Stuart also hit a winning home run that allowed Friend to notch his 20th victory in 1958, and Friend still has a picture of that moment.
www.post-gazette.com /pirates/20021220stu6.asp   (983 words)

  
 ESPN Classic - Stuart played in majors for 10 seasons
Stuart was in the on-deck circle at Forbes Field when Bill Mazeroski hit the bottom-of-the-ninth inning home run in Game 7 of the 1960 World Series that lifted the Pirates over the New York Yankees.
Stuart caught the attention of baseball scouts in 1956 when he hit 66 home runs for Lincoln of the Class A Western League.
Stuart made a whopping 29 errors at first base for the Red Sox in 1963.
espn.go.com /classic/obit/s/2002/1219/1479642.html   (445 words)

  
 Dick Stuart: teammates remember "Dr. Strangeglove": despite his defensive deficiency, right-handed first baseman was ...
DICK STUART MADE HIS LIVING AS a productive, professional major league hitter who was just as well known as a less than proficient first baseman.
Stuart spent 10 seasons in the majors with Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, New York and Los Angeles in the National League, as well as Boston and California in the American League.
Dick Schofield, 68, who played 19 years in the majors and was a utility infielder with the Pirates' 1960 team, said Stuart was a much better hitter than he was given credit for.
findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0FCI/is_5_62/ai_99237366   (777 words)

  
 Dick Stuart | BaseballLibrary.com
Stuart was outraged when Boston traded him to Philadelphia for little-known pitcher Dennis Bennett in November 1964.
Stuart drives in seven runs and joins Ralph Kiner as the 2nd Pirate to hit three home runs in a game at Forbes Field.
Stuart clouts a grand slam, the 9th of his career, in the 1st inning, then hits a 2-run homer in the 7th.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/S/Stuart_Dick.stm   (776 words)

  
 Elysian Fields Quarterly - The Baseball Review
Dick Stuart had served his time in the minors, nurtured carefully by the Pirates' farm system.
Stuart's face was sweaty and scarlet, and his uniform was covered with red dirt from the slide.
Dick Stuart was about to hit, so Artie was rifling through his notebook getting ready to read Stuart's career statistics for anybody still listening.
www.efqreview.com /NewFiles/v17n4/basefic-concessions.html   (3849 words)

  
 Dick Stuart Quotes by Baseball Almanac
Did you know that Dick Stuart's quotation about catching a hot dog wrapper on the fly is actually a true story which took place during a regular season ballgame?
Dick Stuart played ball for ten years from 1958 to 1969 with the Pirates, Red Sox, Phillies, Mets, Dodgers and Angels.
Dick Stuart led the league in runs batted in during 1963, was named to an All Star squad in 1961 and saw postseason action twice during his Major League career.
baseball-almanac.com /quotes/quostrt.shtml   (220 words)

  
 Dick Stuart - SoSH | Boston Red Sox | Red Sox Rumors | Spring Training | Pawtucket Red Sox
Signed by the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1951, Dick Stuart will best be remembered as one of the worst fielders in the history of baseball.
Dick made a splash with the Red Sox in 1963, his first year in Boston, winning Comeback Player of the Year, hitting 42 home runs and knocking in a league-high 118 runs.
June 23, 1963: A ML fielding record is set by Boston's 1B Dick Stuart as "Dr. Strange Glove" handles three first-inning grounders and tosses to P Bob Heffner for putouts.
www.sonsofsamhorn.net /wiki/index.php/Dick_Stuart   (604 words)

  
 The Cincinnati Post
Stuart and his fellow crew members, who had headed to the Middle East in January when tensions with Iraq where just rising, ultimately flew more than 1,600 sorties, sometimes flying twice a day through anti-aircraft fire or massive sandstorms.
He was met by his father, Dick Stuart, at Naval Air Station North Island near San Diego after flying from the Lincoln, which is expected to dock Friday.
Stuart and many of his fellow flyers left the ship yesterday because aircraft can only take off from the carrier while it is in motion.
www.cincypost.com /2003/05/01/linc050103.html   (676 words)

  
 Dick Stuart Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Dick Stuart was born on Monday, November 7, 1932, in San Francisco, California.
Stuart was 25 years old when he broke into the big leagues on July 10, 1958, with the Pittsburgh Pirates.
His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Dick Stuart baseball stats page.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=stuardi01   (294 words)

  
 Dick Stuart 1966 Game by Game Batting Logs
Dick Stuart appeared in 69 Major League games during the 1966 regular season.
The chart below is a comprehensive analysis of the games Stuart appeared in, specifically relating to his 1966 hitting statistics.
If the Date is followed by an asterisk (*), Stuart started during that game at the first position listed in the Position(s) column.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/hittinglogs.php?p=stuardi01&y=1966   (190 words)

  
 Nebraska Minor League Baseball; Western League 1956
Dick Stuart led the Western League in a lot of hitting categories and his slugging was a key to their winning.
On May 16, Dick Stuart hit three home runs and Frank Rice hit 2 in a win over Amarillo.
The Lincoln team held a Dick Stuart night to honor his home run record and governor Vic Anderson named him an admiral in the Nebraska Navy.
marian.creighton.edu /~besser/baseball/lincoln1956.html   (1241 words)

  
 Movie Info for A Place in the Sun on MSN Movies
Rosie Blair (Margaret Blanche) and her brother, Dick (Malcolm Sherry), live on the estate of Sir John Capel (Lynston Lyle).
Sir John's children, Stuart (Reginald Owen) and Marjorie (Lydia Billbrooke]), begin romances with the Blair siblings, but Stuart especially is afraid of his father's disapproval.
Stuart sees through her trick but it doesn't matter since he intended to propose to Rosie anyhow.
entertainment.msn.com /movies/movie.aspx?m=60963   (265 words)

  
 JournalStar.com - Lincoln, Nebraska - Sports
Stuart was benched because he was eating peanuts, with an umpire — in the middle of an inning, while playing first base.
Stuart’s infatuation with hitting the ball great distances began while he was growing up in San Carlos, Calif. The city had a recreation area that included baseball fields, and Stuart would spend hours there with his younger brother and his friends, mashing balls until they literally disappeared.
Stuart, by the way, was in the on-deck circle when Bill Mazeroski hit the game-winning home run in Game 7 of the ’60 World Series.
www.journalstar.com /articles/2006/06/18/sports/doc4494ca5210595894291552.txt   (1771 words)

  
 Worst at 1B with the Glove - NetShrine Discussion Forum
Stuart was about the worst fielder at any position I can recall.
Of those, it's gotta be Dick Stuart, but I have to believe that somewhere in baseball history, there is someone worse than him.
Stuart, yes his glove had a hole but he was not an statue there.
www.netshrine.com /vbulletin2/showthread.php?t=14166   (1100 words)

  
 Boston.com / Sports / New Fenway
- Dick Stuart hit 75 home runs over two seasons with the Red Sox (1963 and '64), which made him so popular that he had his own radio show, broadcast from the dining room of the tony Kenmore Hotel, where visiting clubs used to stay.
Dick Radatz tells a story of how Pesky ordered Stuart to bunt and Stuart, ignoring the sign, swung away and struck out.
Stuart was way out of bounds, but the way he said it.
www.boston.com /news/packages/fenway/thehistory.shtml   (1358 words)

  
 Welcome to UNIVERCITY.com
When James Patrick Stuart first read for the role of Keith in FOX's "Andy Richter Controls the Universe," he was a bit shocked at who he read his lines with.
And while Stuart may have been a bit disappointed that his job offer from NBC fell through, it only took a few days on the set of "Andy Richter Controls the Universe" for him to know that he had lucked out.
As for whether or not Stuart will ever return to his soap opera roots, well, "All My Children" fans may have to wait longer than Susan Lucci did for her Daytime Emmy to see Stuart's face again — but that doesn't mean he won't ever come back.
www.univercity.com /feb03/jamespstuart.html   (1103 words)

  
 Dick Stuart,Dr.Strangeglove (1932-2002) [Archive] - Baseball Fever   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
12-19-2002, 07:21 PM We mourn the passing of Dick Stuart who passed away on Sunday at age 70.
Stuart played 10 seasons in the bigs for Pittsburgh,Boston,Philadelphia,New York Mets,Los Angeles and California before retiring in 1969.
He had a lifetime batting average of.264 with 228 home runs and 743 runs batted in.He made the All-Star team in 1961 and his best offensive year was in 1963 when he hit 42 home runs and drove in an AL leading 118 RBI for the Red Sox.
www.baseball-fever.com /archive/index.php/t-5696.html   (190 words)

  
 Tagatz Family Tree - Obituaries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Dick enjoyed his family, hunting, fishing and lived the Alaskan Dream.
Dick’s favorite past time was to spend time with friends, golf, and tinker on the “motor home” or his home in Anchorage.
He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Mary, children, Greg and Tim Stuart, Sandy (Stuart) Jensen; son-in-law Jeff Jensen and daughter-in-law Vicky Stuart; brother Ken and wife Nancy of Suring, Wisconsin; grandchildren, Shaun, Jeffrey and Nicole Jensen, and Austin, Alisa, Michael and Erin Stuart.
www.garagedoors.net /tagatz/obit8.html   (264 words)

  
 Stuart Dick Books - Signed, used, new, out-of-print
Using ethnography, participant observation and extensive interviews with all the main players, this controversial book charts the emergence of the bouncer as one of the most graphic symbols in the...
Orchid Blues: Holly is on her way to be married to Jackson Oxenhandler, her steady beau, when her wedding day is shattered by a serious crime that takes place very close to home.
Cold Paradise: Allison Manning, the beautiful and enigmatic woman Stone defended against a murder charge in Dead in the Water, mysteriously reappears to request his help with a set of problems she has never resolved.
www.alibris.co.uk /search/books/author/Stuart_Dick   (507 words)

  
 Saltdogs - STATEWIDE Interactive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
It was broken and it was supposedly broken by Dick Stuart.
The thing that brought great attention to Lincoln at that point was a kid named Dick Stuart.
While the slugging Stuart made a lot of noise with his bat, his defensive play (or lack thereof) was noteworthy too.
mynptv.org /swi/pers/saltdogs.html   (1727 words)

  
 Washington, D.C. Real Estate Courtesy of Marjorie Dick Stuart
Marjorie Dick Stuart’s trademark is doing things a little differently than usual.
Whether it’s having a pet lizard or making her own jewelry, she is a unique individual with interests that exemplify her one-of-a-kind take on life.
When you work with Marjorie Dick Stuart, you get An Original Approach To Your Needs.
www.marjoriedickstuart.com   (147 words)

  
 Ultimate Mets Database - Dick Stuart   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Dick Stuart also played for the following teams:
Dick Stuart's batting order position in games in which he was in the starting lineup.
The Ultimate Mets Database was named "Link of the Week" by John Skilton's Baseball Links in October 1999.
www.ultimatemets.com /profile.php?PlayerCode=0116   (146 words)

  
 Other Pirate Greats
Total ML seasons: 10 seasons; Stuart came up with the Bucs before playing 2 seasons in Boston, a year with the Phillies, splitting the 1966 season between the Mets and the Dodgers, before finishing his career with California in 1969.
Chuck_Blahous(@simpson.senate.gov) said Stuart once received a standing ovation for tracking down and cleanly fielding a wind-blown hot dog wrapper.
Dick's biggest problem was his lack of concentration.
www.mindspring.com /~gearhard/pigreats.html   (8568 words)

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