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Elmer Flick

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Born: Jan. 11, 1876 in Bedford, Ohio

Died: Jan. 9, 1971

Teams: Philadelphia Phillies (1898-1901), Philadelphia Athletics (1902), Cleveland Indians (1902-10)

Inducted into Hall of Fame: 1963

Height: 5-9

Weight: 168

Batted: Left

Threw: Right

Primary position: Right fielder

Career Highlights:
  • One of the great hitters at the turn of the 20th century, he batted .313 in his career and .367 in 1900 at age 24 with the Phillies.

  • Led the AL in stolen bases twice, triples three times and hitting in 1905. Hit three triples in a game twice, once in each league.
  • Was once offered straight up in a trade for a 21-year-old Ty Cobb, but the Indians turned down the deal.

After Retirement:
  • Farmed and hunted in his native Ohio, raised trotting horses and worked in real estate.
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