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Gil Hodges Gil Hodges
Full name: Gilbert Raymond Hodges
Born: April 4, 1924, Princeton, Indiana
Died April 2, 1972, West Palm Beach, Florida
Buried at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York
Born: as: Gilbert Ray Hodge
First Game: October 3, 1943; Final Game: May 5, 1963
Managed First Game: May 23, 1963; Managed Final Game: September 30, 1971
Bat: Right Throw: Right Height: 6' 1.5" Weight: 200
TSN Manager of the Year (1969)
Won Major League Gold Glove as first baseman (1957)
NL Gold Glove as 1B (1958 to 1959)
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Batting RecordBatting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
1943 BRO N                 1     2    0    0   0   0   0    0    1        2   0   0               0    1      .000  .333  .000  -0.1 1943 BRO N
1947 BRO N                28    77    9   12   3   1   1    7   14       19   0   0               3    0      .156  .286  .260  -0.6 1947 BRO N
1948 BRO N               134   481   48  120  18   5  11   70   43       61   0   4              11    7      .249  .311  .376  -1.6 1948 BRO N
1949 BRO N               156   596   94  170  23   4  23  115   66       64   4  10              13   10   3  .285  .360  .453   0.0 1949 BRO N
1950 BRO N               153   561   98  159  26   2  32  113   73       73   1  11              14    6      .283  .367  .508   1.4 1950 BRO N
1951 BRO N               158   582  118  156  25   3  40  103   93       99   5   1              13    9   7  .268  .374  .527   3.2 1951 BRO N
1952 BRO N               153   508   87  129  27   1  32  102  107       90   2   2               9    2   4  .254  .386  .500   3.1 1952 BRO N
1953 BRO N               141   520  101  157  22   7  31  122   75       84   3   0               4    1   4  .302  .393  .550   2.7 1953 BRO N
1954 BRO N               154   579  106  176  23   5  42  130   74       84   1   5  19          13    3   3  .304  .373  .579   3.1 1954 BRO N
1955 BRO N               150   546   75  158  24   5  27  102   80   3   91   3   3  10          16    2   1  .289  .377  .500   1.8 1955 BRO N
1956 BRO N               153   550   86  146  29   4  32   87   76  10   91   0   5   2          16    3   3  .265  .354  .507   0.7 1956 BRO N
1957 BRO N               150   579   94  173  28   7  27   98   63   6   91   2   4   6          11    5   3  .299  .366  .511   1.3 1957 BRO N
1958 LA  N               141   475   68  123  15   1  22   64   52   3   87   0   2   3          15    8   2  .259  .330  .434  -0.4 1958 LA  N
1959 LA  N               124   413   57  114  19   2  25   80   58   6   92   3   3   3          13    3   2  .276  .367  .513   0.9 1959 LA  N
1960 LA  N Daily Splits  101   197   22   39   8   1   8   30   26   1   37   1   4   3   0   5   5    0   1  .198  .291  .371  -0.9 1960 LA  N
1961 LA  N Daily Splits  109   215   25   52   4   0   8   31   24   1   43   0   2   4   0   4   5    3   1  .242  .313  .372  -1.0 1961 LA  N
1962 NY  N Daily Splits   54   127   15   32   1   0   9   17   15   1   27   0   0   0   0   3   4    0   0  .252  .331  .472   0.2 1962 NY  N
1963 NY  N Daily Splits   11    22    2    5   0   0   0    3    3   0    2   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .227  .320  .227   0.0 1963 NY  N
Total            Splits 2071  7030 1105 1921 295  48 370 1274  943  31i1137  25  56  50i  0i 12i165   63  34i .273  .359  .487  13.8 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG   BFW Year TeamTeam
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World Series Batting RecordWorld Series Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1947 BRO N Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1947 BRO N
1949 BRO N Daily Splits    5    17    2    4   0   0   1    4    1   0    4   0   1   0   0   0   2    0   0  .235  .278  .412 1949 BRO N
1952 BRO N Daily Splits    7    21    1    0   0   0   0    1    5   1    6   0   0   0   0   3   2    0   0  .000  .192  .000 1952 BRO N
1953 BRO N Daily Splits    6    22    3    8   0   0   1    1    3   0    3   0   0   0   0   0   0    1   0  .364  .440  .500 1953 BRO N
1955 BRO N Daily Splits    7    24    2    7   0   0   1    5    3   0    2   0   1   1   0   0   0    0   1  .292  .357  .417 1955 BRO N
1956 BRO N Daily Splits    7    23    5    7   2   0   1    8    4   0    4   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .304  .407  .522 1956 BRO N
1959 LA  N Daily Splits    6    23    2    9   0   1   1    2    1   0    2   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .391  .417  .609 1959 LA  N
Total            Splits   39   131   15   35   2   1   5   21   17   1   22   0   2   1   0   3   4    1   1  .267  .349  .412 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
All-Star Game Batting RecordAll-Star Game Batting Record
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team
1949 NL    Daily Splits    1     3    1    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .333  .333  .333 1949 NL   
1951 NL    Daily Splits    1     5    2    2   0   0   1    2    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .400  .400 1.000 1951 NL   
1953 NL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1953 NL   
1954 NL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1954 NL   
1955 NL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    1   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0 1.000 1.000 1.000 1955 NL   
1957 NL    Daily Splits    1     1    0    0   0   0   0    0    0   0    0   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .000  .000  .000 1957 NL   
Total            Splits    6    12    3    4   0   0   1    2    0   0    1   0   0   0   0   0   0    0   0  .333  .333  .583 Total
Year Team                  G    AB    R    H  2B  3B  HR  RBI   BB IBB   SO HBP  SH  SF  XI ROE GDP   SB  CS   AVG   OBP   SLG Year Team

Fielding RecordFielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
1943 BRO N        3B    1                       1    2    2    1           .600
1947 BRO N         C   24                      79   12    4    2        0  .958
1948 BRO N        1B   96                     830   60   13   85           .986
1948 BRO N         C   38                     160   12    4    5        4  .977
1949 BRO N        1B  156                    1336   80    7  142           .995
1950 BRO N        1B  153                    1273  100    8  159           .994
1951 BRO N        1B  158                    1365  126   12  171           .992
1952 BRO N        1B  153                    1322  116   11  152           .992
1953 BRO N        1B  127                    1025   99    8  105           .993
1953 BRO N        OF   24                      37    2    1    1           .975    18    0    6 
1954 BRO N        1B  154                    1381  132    7  129           .995
1955 BRO N        1B  139                    1274  105   12  126           .991
1955 BRO N        OF   16                      17    1    2    0           .900     9    1    6 
1956 BRO N        1B  138                    1190  103   10  105           .992
1956 BRO N        OF   30                      42    0    2    0           .955    22    0    8 
1956 BRO N         C    1                       2    0    0    0        0 1.000
1957 BRO N        1B  150                    1317  115   14  115           .990
1957 BRO N        3B    2                       2    2    0    1          1.000
1957 BRO N        2B    1                       0    0    0    0              -
1958 LA  N        1B  122                     907   69    8  134           .992
1958 LA  N        3B   15                      18   34    1    3           .981
1958 LA  N        OF    9                       6    0    0    0          1.000     4    0    5 
1958 LA  N         C    1                       1    0    0    0        0 1.000
1959 LA  N        1B  113                     891   66    8   77           .992
1959 LA  N        3B    4                       5    8    0    3          1.000
1960 LA  N Daily  1B   94   41   34   447.1   403   33    2   40   0       .995
1960 LA  N        3B   10    5    2    55       8   11    3    2   0       .864
1961 LA  N Daily  1B  100   48   44   527     454   37    1   44   0       .998
1962 NY  N Daily  1B   47   30   24   288.1   315   32    5   23   1       .986
1963 NY  N Daily  1B   10    6    5    56      61    8    0    7   0      1.000
Total             1B 1910  125i 107i 1318.2i15344 1281  126 1614   1i      .992
Total             OF   79                     102    3    5    1           .955    53    1   25 
Total              C   64                     242   24    8    7        4  .971
Total             3B   32    5i   2i   55  i   34   57    6   10   0i      .938
Total             2B    1                       0    0    0    0              -
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   PB   AVG  LF-G CF-G RF-G
World Series Fielding RecordWorld Series Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
1949 BRO N Daily  1B    5    5    5    44      38    3    0    0   0 1.000
1952 BRO N Daily  1B    7    7    7    64      60    6    1    4   0  .985
1953 BRO N Daily  1B    6    6    6    51.1    47    4    1    2   0  .981
1955 BRO N Daily  1B    7    7    7    60      74    4    0   11   0 1.000
1956 BRO N Daily  1B    7    7    7    61      54    5    0    8   0 1.000
1959 LA  N Daily  1B    6    6    6    53      53    3    0    6   0 1.000
Total             1B   38   38   38   333.1   326   25    2   31   0  .994
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
All-Star Game Fielding RecordAll-Star Game Fielding Record
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG
1949 NL    Daily  1B    1    0    0     6       8    2    0    1   0 1.000
1951 NL    Daily  1B    1    1    1     9       6    0    0    0   0 1.000
1953 NL    Daily  1B    1    0    0     3       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
1954 NL    Daily  1B    1    0    0     1       1    0    0    0   0 1.000
Total             1B    4    1    1    19      16    2    0    1   0 1.000
Year Team        POS    G   GS   CG   INN      PO    A  ERR   DP  TP   AVG

Managerial RecordManagerial Record
Year Team     G    W    L   PCT    RS    RA  START    END  STANDING
1963 WAS A  121   42   79  .347   412   606   5-23          10 10
1964 WAS A  162   62  100  .383   578   733                  9
1965 WAS A  162   70   92  .432   591   721                  8
1966 WAS A  159   71   88  .447   557   659                  8
1967 WAS A  161   76   85  .472   550   637                  6
1968 NY  N  163   73   89  .451   473   499                  9
1969 NY  N  162  100   62  .617   632   541                  1
1970 NY  N  162   83   79  .512   695   630                  3
1971 NY  N  162   83   79  .512   588   550                  3
Total      1414  660  753  .467  5076  5576
Year Team     G    W    L   PCT    RS    RA  START    END  STANDING
League Championship Series Managerial RecordLeague Championship Series Managerial Record
Year Team     G    W    L   PCT    RS    RA  START    END  STANDING
1969 NY  N    3    3    0 1.000    27    15
World Series Managerial RecordWorld Series Managerial Record
Year Team     G    W    L   PCT    RS    RA  START    END  STANDING
1969 NY  N    5    4    1  .800    15     9
All-Star Game Managerial RecordAll-Star Game Managerial Record
Year Team     G    W    L   PCT    RS    RA  START    END  STANDING
1970 NL       1    1    0 1.000     5     4

TransactionsTransactions
Signed as an amateur free agent by Brooklyn Dodgers (1943).

Selected by New York Mets from Los Angeles Dodgers in the expansion draft (October
10, 1961).

Traded by New York Mets to Washington Senators in exchange for Jim Piersall (May 23,
1963).

Traded by Washington Senators to New York Mets in exchange for Bill Denehy and
$100000 (November 27, 1967).


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