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Eddie Mathews

Edwin Lee (Jr.) Mathews

Born: 10/13/1931 in Texarkana, TX USA
Died: 2/18/2001 in La Jolla, CA USA
Bats: L   Throws: R
Height: 6.1   Weight: 190 lb.
Eddie Mathews of the Detroit Tigers
Tiger Years
1967 — 1968

1968 World Series Champion
1978 Baseball Hall of Fame
Detroit Tigers jersey #7

PRIMARY POSITION

3B

All-Time
Tigers Ranking

#412   Benny McCoy
#413   Eddie Mathews
#414   Rube Kisinger
All rankings

Career Record

YearTeam LgGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOAVGOBPSLGGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1952BSNNL14552880128235255864591150.2420.3200.447915
1953MLNNL157579110175318471351399830.3020.4060.627621
1954MLNNL1384769613821440103103113610.2900.4230.6039237
1955MLNNL1414991081442354110134109980.2890.4130.601511620
1956MLNNL15155210315021237956091860.2720.3730.518413417
1957MLNNL14857210916728932943190790.2920.3870.54060225
1958MLNNL1495469713718131775085850.2510.3490.45892885
1959MLNNL148594118182168461142180710.3060.3900.59363322
1960MLNNL15354810815219739124731111130.2770.3970.55182463
1961MLNNL152572103175236329112793950.3060.4020.535102143
1962MLNNL152536106142256299042101900.2650.3810.496112047
1963MLNNL158547821442742384341241190.2630.3990.453910314
1964MLNNL14150283117191237422851000.2330.3440.41281025
1965MLNNL15654677137230329510731100.2510.3410.469113137
1966ATLNL1344527211321416531163820.2500.3410.42060116
1967HOUNL101328397813210382448650.2380.3330.381512412
1967DETAL361081425306190015230.2310.3310.42612120
1968DETAL31524110038005120.2120.2810.38500001

Totals23918537150923153547251214536839144414870.2710.3760.509123263658107
Per 1621625781021572453598539810182247
DET671601836309270020350.2250.3150.41312121

Postseason Batting Record

YearRound TeamLgGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOAVGOBPSLGGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1957WSMLNNL72245301400850.2270.4330.50010100
1958WSMLNNL725342003106110.1600.3230.24000002
1968WSDETAL2301000000110.3330.5000.33300000

Totals165071050171015170.2000.3850.36010102

Feats & Milestones

FeatMDYTeamLgOppLocDetails
100th HR811954MILNL
200th HR6121957MilNL
1000th Hit001958MILNL
300th HR4171960MILNL
1500th Hit001961MILNL
400th HR4161963MILNL
2000th Hit001965MILNL
500th HR7141967HOUNLSFSF

Hitting Streaks

GamesYearTeamLgFromToABHR2B3BHRRBIBBSOSB
151961MILN//

Hall of Fame Voting

YearBallotCategoryVotesPCT
1974BBWAAPlayer11832.3
1975BBWAAPlayer14840.9
1976BBWAAPlayer18948.7
1977BBWAAPlayer23962.4
1978BBWAAPlayer30179.4
75% needed for election by the BBWAA