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  Jimmie Foxx Obituary
Jimmy Foxx was born in Sudlersville, Md., on Oct. 22, 1907.
Foxx was one of the main reasons the A’s won the pennants in 1929, 1930 and 1931 and he contributed to World Series victories in 1929 and 1930.
Jimmie Foxx hit for the cycle on April 14, 1933 (one of a record setting eight to do so in 1933) and drove in nine runs to break the American League record of eight — set by Roy Hartzell on July 12, 1911— for runs batted in during a game.
www.baseball-almanac.com /deaths/jimmie_foxx_obituary.shtml   (951 words)

  Jimmie Foxx - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Foxx was the second major league player to hit 500 career home runs, and at age 32 years, 11 months, and two days, is still the youngest ever to reach that mark.
Foxx had hoped to pitch or play third base, but since the team was short on catchers, Foxx moved behind the plate.
Foxx died at age 59 in Miami, Florida, apparently by choking to death on a bone.
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 Jimmie Foxx
Jimmie Foxx finished his career with 534 home runs, 1921 runs batted in, and a.325 batting average.
Foxx was portrayed by Tom Hanks in the movie A League of Their Own[?], but the producers took a number of liberties in Hanks' portrayal of Foxx.
Foxx died at age 59 in Miami, Fla. on July 21, 1967.
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 Boston Red Sox @ fenwayfanatics.com: Red Sox Legends : Jimmie Foxx
Jimmie Foxx was already a seasoned ballplayer when Athletics owner Connie Mack traded him to Boston from Philadelphia.
Foxx would be named an All-Star in each of his six full seasons with Boston between 1936 and 1941 and remained with the Red Sox until the Chicago Cubs claimed him off waivers in June of 1942.
Foxx retired after the 1945 season and was inducted into baseball's Hall of Fame in 1951 on his fourth ballot.
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 Jimmie Foxx
Jimmie Foxx was a catcher when Frank "Home Run" Baker discovered him playing in Maryland.
Foxx led the league in slugging percentage 5 times, and he is 4th all time in career slugging percentage.
Foxx had a 50-homer season with the Red Sox in 1938, but Hank Greenberg's 58 cost him a second Triple Crown.
www.baseball-statistics.com /HOF/Foxx.html   (573 words)

 Jimmie Foxx : Hall of Famer
Jimmie Foxx was more than just the "Beast" or one of the most physically imposing players in the game.
Foxx debuted with the Philadelphia Athletics in 1925 at the age of 17.
For all of his accomplishments, Foxx was elected to baseball's hall of Fame in 1951 on 79.2 percent of the ballots.
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 Jimmie Foxx Field
The City of Lakewood welcomes you to the dedication of Jimmie foxx Field, honoring one of the greatest power hitters in major league baseball history and an adopted son of our community.
Jimmie foxx was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1951.
A salute from Sudlersville, Maryland, hometown of Jimmie Foxx who was raised on a farm as he grew strength to become one of the most powerful homerun hitters, went on to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and now is a Legend in Baseball.
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 Jimmie Foxx : MLB Legends   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Foxx captured the Triple Crown in 1933, leading the league with a.356 average, 48 homers and 163 RBIs, and nearly did it again in 1938, when he drove in 175 runs and hit.349, but fell eight homers short (Hank Greenberg hit 56 that year).
An affable gent, Foxx had a drinking problem, which was a factor in his deteriorating health that caused him to retire at 35, though he did play some when MLB needed players during World War II.
Foxx was one of the most well-rounded sluggers in the history of the game, and held his own even while he played in an era that involved Ruth, Gehrig, DiMaggio and Greenberg.
www.mlb-legends.com /legends/jimmieFoxx.php   (200 words)

 BBTF's Hall of Merit Discussion :: Jimmie Foxx
Nonetheless I have always thought Foxx was "cheated a bit" in terms of the limelight he actually never received due to the existence of Lou Gehrig.
In 1944, the 36-year-old Foxx tried a comeback with Cubbies, but the team wouldn't play him regularily, he didn't hit at all (1 for 20, mostly as a pinch hitter) and he had problems with management.
Foxx complained about the National League, stating that the ball was dead and he didn't know the unpires or pitchers.
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 Jimmie Foxx   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Foxx was the second Major League Baseball player to hit 500 career home runs, and at age 32 years, 11 months, and two days, is still the youngest ever to reach that mark.
Jimmie Foxx finished his 20-year, 2317-game career with 534 home runs, 1921 runs batted in, and a.325 batting average.
Foxx died at age 59 in Miami, Florida.
www.info-pedia.net /about/jimmie_foxx   (689 words)

 AllRefer.com - Jimmie Foxx (Sports, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Jimmie Foxx (James Emory Foxx), 1907–67, American baseball player, b.
Sudlersville, Md. Foxx played for the Philadelphia Athletics (1926–35), the Boston Red Sox (1936–42), the Chicago Cubs (1942–44), and the Philadelphia Phillies (1945).
Foxx led the American League in home runs four seasons, hitting 58 in 1932, and hit 30 or more home runs for a record 12 consecutive seasons.
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 Jimmie Foxx | National Baseball Hall of Fame
A fearsome power hitter whose strength earned him the moniker "The Beast," Jimmie Foxx was the anchor of an intimidating Philadelphia Athletics lineup that produced pennant winners from 1929 to 1931.
View the Hall of Fame ballot from the year Jimmie Foxx was inducted.
Tell someone about Jimmie Foxx by sending a free Hall of Fame Digital Postcard.
baseballhalloffame.org /hofers_and_honorees/hofer_bios/foxx_jimmie.htm   (270 words)

 Jimmie Foxx | BaseballLibrary.com
Before long, Foxx was being called "the righthanded Babe Ruth." In virtually every AL park, there was a story to tell about a mighty Foxx homer.
Foxx never made big money with the financially troubled Athletics, and he had to be unloaded to Tom Yawkey's Boston Red Sox, where he was paid well.
The 28-year-old Foxx has averaged 41 homers over the past 7 seasons and says about the trade, "my dream has come true." After three years in Chicago, Al Simmons is sold by the White Sox to the Tigers for $75,000.
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 Jimmie Foxx League - Rules
The Jimmie Foxx League is a private Sim Dynasty league modeled after the 1955 major league baseball season.
The Jimmie Foxx League will have a full-time commissioner who is not a team owner.
The Jimmie Foxx League Commissioner will have access to the league even though he is not an actual team owner.
www.originalwork.net /jfl/rules.html   (2782 words)

 Jimmie Foxx Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
View Jimmie Foxx's uniforms at Dressed to the Nines
Name and misspellings: Beast jimmy jimmie jim James Double Emory Jimmie jimmy X Foxx
Statistics may come from our work, the Baseball Databank, or other sources including SABR.org and RetroSheet.org..
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 Jimmie Foxx | The BASEBALL Page
An imposing physical specimen with bulging muscles, Jimmie Foxx was more than just a slugger - he twice led the American League in batting, and in 1945, at the tail end of his career, he pitched for the Phillies - winning a game and posting a 1.59 ERA.
Jimmie Foxx was once presented with 12 lobsters by an admiring fan, which he ate in one sitting!
Foxx emerged as a utility player for the A's and was almost full-time in that role in 1928.
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 Move Over Jimmie Foxx
As Mark McGwire passes the legendary Jimmie Foxx and ties the legendary Mickey Mantle on the career home run list in one day, I am compelled to recall the day Mickey Mantle passed Jimmie Foxx in 1968, a year after Foxx's death.
He was accompanying the blasts with the passages, "Move over Jimmie Foxx,"  "Move over Mickey Mantle," "Move over Killer." It was a display of the standard brand of Reggie brashness.
October that Foxx played some third and a little catcher, but that he was mainly a first baseman.
www.ballparkguys.com /bg_archives/move_over_jimmie_foxx.htm   (759 words)

 TheDeadballEra.com :: Nice Guys: Jimmie Foxx
Besides being known for his huge generosity (he would pay for bar tabs and hotel bills without hesitation), he was known as a free spirit who loved his cigars and his booze, but it never tarnished his image as a great all around guy, even if he did imbibe in alcohol now and then.
In July of 1967, after years of bad investments and ill health, Foxx died on the way to the hospital after he choked on a piece of meat in the backyard of his brother.
By that time, he was a beaten and broken man, and those close to him felt that Jimmie had finally just given up, and did not have the will to live anymore.
www.thedeadballera.com /NiceGuys_Foxx_Jimmie.htm   (390 words)

 Oakland Athletics
Foxx was backed by the equally fearsome Al Simmons, who averaged.378 over this three year span, getting two-hundred or more hits each year, totaling ninety-two home runs and four-hundred fifty runs batted in.
Foxx made a run at Ruth's single season home run record in 1932, (fifty-eight home runs, one-hundred sixty-nine runs batted in and.349) and Grove went 25-10 but the team finished a distant second to the Yankees.
In the next few seasons Grove, Foxx, Simmons and Cochran would be gone and the Athletics would never know another post season while in Philadelphia.
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 Philadelphia Athletics Historical Society's Official Website and Online Shoppe
was created for the 100th anniversary of Jimmie Foxx's birthday celebration in October 2007, click here for details.
Wearing their favorite Philadelphia Athletics Al Simmons and Jimmie Foxx uniforms two dedicated baseball fans from New England on a visit to our Hatboro Museum.
Jimmie Foxx, The Life and Times of a Baseball Hall of Famer 1907-1967
philadelphiaathletics.org   (2503 words)

 Jimmie Foxx Posters
Here are Jimmie Foxx posters and photos now being auctioned off at eBay.
If you still can't find the Jimmie Foxx poster you're looking for, you could ask in the Boston Red Sox (or Athletics, Phillies, or Cubs) discussion forum if anybody else knows who sells them.
By the way, if you're looking to sell a Jimmie Foxx poster, good old eBay is probably still your best bet.
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 Jimmie Foxx - Red Sox Legends - GoSoxGo.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jimmie Foxx played seven season for the Red Sox (1936-1942), during which time the team, unfortunately, did not make the post season.
A Red Sox representative in the All Star game for six of his seven seasons in Boston (1936-1942), Jimmie Foxx was selected as the league's MVP in 1938.
With the team, he led the American League once in each category - Home runs (35 in 1939), RBI (175 in 1938), and in batting average (.349 in 1938).
www.gosoxgo.com /players/legends/jimmie-foxx.html   (139 words)

 Jimmie Foxx Field   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Baseball legend Jimmie Foxx will be honored on Tuesday, August 8, 2000, in a dedication ceremony at Kauffman Park in Lakewood.
Jimmie Foxx, often described as the "right-handed Babe Ruth," was one of the greatest powerhitters in major league baseball history.
Jimmie Foxx was elected the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1951 at the age of 43.
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 eBay - jimmie foxx, Cards, Vintage Sports Memorabilia items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 Jimmie Foxx
Foxx led the American League in home runs four seasons, hitting 58 in 1932; and hit 30 or more home runs for 12 consecutive seasons, a record surpassed only by Barry
Jimmie Foxx - Jimmie Foxx Born: Oct. 22, 1907 Baseball 1B led AL in HRs 4 times and batting twice; won Triple...
Most Valuable Players - American League 1931 Lefty Grove, Philadelphia 1932–33 Jimmie Foxx, Philadelphia 1934 Mickey...
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 Jimmie Foxx - Compare Prices, Reviews and Buy at NexTag - Price - Review
Simply put, Jimmie Foxx is one of the greatest hitters in baseball history.
Jimmie Foxx and Lou Gehrig Double Matted 8" X 10" Photograph in Black Anodized Alu...
Jimmie Foxx: The Life and Times of a Baseball Hall of Famer, 1907-1967
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 Jimmie Foxx - Statistics - The Baseball Cube   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Jimmie Foxx - Statistics - The Baseball Cube
The order of teams does not reflect the order of teams played during a season for the Jimmie Foxx.
Its important to note that the report is based on the same statistics displayed on the TBC web site and so players with incomplete statistics will have an incomplete teammates report.
www.thebaseballcube.com /players/F/jimmie-foxx.shtml   (1143 words)

 Jimmie Foxx Posters: "Jimmie Foxx & Lou Gehrig" photograph
Jimmie Foxx Posters: "Jimmie Foxx and Lou Gehrig" photograph
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