Eddie Gaedel

Eddie Gaedel gained immortality in the second game of a St. Louis Browns doubleheader on Sunday, August 19, 1951. Weighing 65 pounds, and standing 3 feet 7 inches tall, he became the shortest player in the history of the major leagues. He made a single plate appearance and was walked with four consecutive balls before being replaced by a pinch-runner at first base. His jersey, bearing the uniform number “⅛”, is displayed in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

(Taken From Eddie Gaedel’s Wiki Page)

 

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~ by duaneharris19 on August 13, 2010.

One Response to “Eddie Gaedel”

  1. […] and find it pretty interesting. Back in August of last year I threw up a few photos of Eddie (HERE) and have since found more that I never had seen before. Even though the Eddie […]

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