Gil Hodges

About Gil Hodges

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Born on April 4, 1924, Gil Hodges was an American Major League Baseball first baseman, who spent most of his 18-year career with the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers. Notably, Hodges is considered one of the best first basemen of the 1950s and was an All-Star for eight seasons. Hodges passed away in 1972 at the age of 47.

8 time All-Star

3 time World Series champion

3 time Gold Glove Award winner

4 home runs hit in one game on August 31, 1950

370 career home runs

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