Hal Newhouser (1955 – Topps #24)

Harold “Hal” Newhouser was signed by, and pitched for the Detroit Tigers (1939 – ’53).  He ended his 16 year Major League career with  the Cleveland Indians (1954 and ’55)  With Detroit, he was a 2-time A.L. MVP and a 7-time All-Star, consecutively between 1942 and ’48. He won the A.L. Triple Crown (most Srikeouts, wins, lowest E.R.A.) in 1945, and he was a member of a World Series Championship Team the same year (he won 2 games).  He lead the League in wins 4 times and twice in E.R.A. and Strikeouts.  His uniform number (#16) has been retired by the Tigers.  Hal Newhouser was inducted into Baseball’s Hall Of Fame in 1992 by the Veteran’s Committee.

Hal Newhouser 1955 Topps #24

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2 responses to “Hal Newhouser (1955 – Topps #24)

  1. Doesn’t ring a bell. You sure have a great collection!

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  2. Name rings a bell-but that is all.

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