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 Leon Allen “Goose” Goslin

Leon Allen “Goose” Goslin

Birth
Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA
Death 15 May 1971 (aged 71)
Bridgeton Junction, Cumberland County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Salem, Salem County, New Jersey, USA
Memorial ID 18832 · View Source
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Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Player. Born in Salem, New Jersey, he was a powerful swinging left fielder making his debut with the Washington Senators on September 16, 1921. For eighteen seasons, he played with the Washington Senators (1921-29, 1933, 1938), St. Louis Browns (1930-32) and Detroit Tigers (1934-37). He drove in 100 or more runs on 11 occasions, hit .300 or better 11 times, was on the 1936 All-Star team and led the Washington Senators to a World Series titles in (1924, 1935) with a .344 average and three home runs. He concluded his career with a record of 2735 hits, 1483 runs scored, 248 homeruns, 1609 runs batted in and a .316 batting average. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1968 and died in Bridgeton, New Jersey, at age 70.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 14 Dec 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18832
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leon Allen “Goose” Goslin (16 Oct 1899–15 May 1971), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18832, citing Baptist Cemetery, Salem, Salem County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .