Rogers Hornsby, Sr. , nicknamed "The Rajah", was an American baseball infielder, manager, and coach who played 23 seasons in Major League Baseball . He played for the St. Louis Cardinals , New York Giants , Boston Braves , Chicago Cubs , and St. Louis Browns . Hornsby had 2,930 hits, 301 home runs, and a .358 batting average during his career; he was named the National League 's Most Valuable Player twice, and was a member of one World Series championship team. Born and raised in Texas, Hornsby played for several semi-professional and minor league teams, and a little bit of high school...
|Birthdate:||April 27, 1896|
|Date of death:||January 5, 1963|
|All Positions Played:||Second baseman, Manager|