Jimmie Foxx

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James Emory "Jimmie" Foxx (October 22, 1907 – July 21, 1967), nicknamed "Double X" and "The Beast", was an American professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a first baseman, most notably for the Philadelphia Athletics and the Boston Red Sox. Foxx was a noted power hitter, hitting 30 or more home runs in 12 consecutive seasons and driving in more than 100 runs 13 consecutive years.

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Major League batting statistics for Jimmie Foxx.
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG
1925 PHA 10 9 2 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.667 0.667 0.778
1926 PHA 26 32 8 10 2 1 0 5 1 1 6 0.313 0.333 0.438
1927 PHA 61 130 23 42 6 5 3 20 2 14 11 0.323 0.393 0.515
1928 PHA 118 400 85 131 29 10 13 79 3 60 43 0.328 0.416 0.548
1929 PHA 149 517 123 183 23 9 33 118 9 103 70 0.354 0.463 0.625
1930 PHA 153 562 127 188 33 13 37 156 7 93 66 0.335 0.429 0.637
1931 PHA 139 515 93 150 32 10 30 120 4 73 84 0.291 0.380 0.567
1932 PHA 154 585 151 213 33 9 58 169 3 116 96 0.364 0.469 0.749
1933 PHA 149 573 125 204 37 9 48 163 2 96 93 0.356 0.449 0.703
1934 PHA 150 539 120 180 28 6 44 130 11 111 75 0.334 0.449 0.653
1935 PHA 147 535 118 185 33 7 36 115 6 114 99 0.346 0.461 0.636
1936 BOS 155 585 130 198 32 8 41 143 13 105 119 0.338 0.440 0.631
1937 BOS 150 569 111 162 24 6 36 127 10 99 96 0.285 0.392 0.538
1938 BOS 149 565 139 197 33 9 50 175 5 119 76 0.349 0.462 0.704
1939 BOS 124 467 130 168 31 10 35 105 4 89 72 0.360 0.464 0.694
1940 BOS 144 515 106 153 30 4 36 119 4 101 87 0.297 0.412 0.581
1941 BOS 135 487 87 146 27 8 19 105 2 93 103 0.300 0.412 0.505
1942 BOS 30 100 18 27 4 0 5 14 0 18 15 0.270 0.392 0.460
1942 CHC 70 205 25 42 8 0 3 19 1 22 55 0.205 0.282 0.288
1944 CHC 15 20 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 5 0.050 0.136 0.100
1945 PHI 89 224 30 60 11 1 7 38 0 23 39 0.268 0.336 0.420
Career 2317 8134 1751 2646 458 125 534 1922 87 1452 1311 - - -

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Major League fielding statistics for Jimmie Foxx.
Year Team G GS Inn PO A E DP Fld%
1925 PHA 10 - 0 0 0 0 -
1926 PHA 26 - 26 5 0 0 1.000
1927 PHA 61 - 272 16 7 10 0.976
1928 PHA 118 - 416 155 17 32 0.971
1929 PHA 149 - 1233 91 7 100 0.995
1930 PHA 153 - 1362 79 14 101 0.990
1931 PHA 139 - 990 104 15 93 0.986
1932 PHA 154 - 1338 97 11 116 0.992
1933 PHA 149 - 1402 94 15 98 0.990
1934 PHA 150 - 1388 102 10 134 0.993
1935 PHA 147 - 1226 93 4 108 0.997
1936 BOS 155 - 1254 77 13 108 0.990
1937 BOS 150 - 1287 106 8 122 0.994
1938 BOS 149 - 1282 116 19 153 0.987
1939 BOS 124 - 1101 91 10 104 0.992
1940 BOS 144 - 1023 100 10 89 0.991
1941 BOS 135 - 1162 118 14 106 0.989
1942 BOS 30 - 231 34 1 28 0.996
1942 CHC 70 - 491 24 9 32 0.983
1944 CHC 15 - 9 6 0 0 1.000
1945 PHI 89 - 304 54 8 19 0.978
Career 2317 - 17797 1562 192 1553 -

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Major League pitching statistics for Jimmie Foxx.
Year Team W-L ERA G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO
1939 BOS 0-0 0.00 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
1945 PHI 1-0 1.59 9 2 0 0 0 22 13 4 4 14 10
Career 1-0 - 10 2 0 0 0 - 13 4 4 14 11



First NameJames
Middle NameEmory
Last NameFoxx
Full Name at BirthJames Emory Foxx
Other NamesDouble X
The Beast
Jimmy Foxx
Beast
Age59 (age at death)
Date of BirthOctober 22, 1907
BirthplaceSudlersville, MD
Date of DeathJuly 21, 1967
Location of DeathMiami, FL
BuriedFlagler Memorial Park, Miami, FL
Height6' (183 cm)
Weight195 lbs (88.5 kg)
BuildLarge
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorBlonde
Star SignLibra
EthnicityWhite
NationalityAmerican
High SchoolSudlersville (Sudlersville, MD)
OccupationFormer Major League Baseball Player
Occupation CategoryBaseball
PositionFirst Baseman, Third Baseman, Catcher
BatsRight
ThrowsRight
MLB Debut1 May 1925
Last MLB Game23 September 1945
Hall of FameInducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 1951 (179/226 ballots).
Claim to FameGreatest right-handed hitter of his era

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