Miller Huggins

Second Base
  • Card series: Pilgrims
  • City: St. Louis
  • Team: Cardinals
  • League: National League
  • Hall: National Baseball Hall of Fame

Miller James Huggins (1879-1929) played 2B for the Reds and Cards (1904-16), then managed the Cards and Yankees during the latter’s dominant decade, winning 6 AL pennants and 3 World Series. Despite a low-key style, Huggins shook up the NY roster, drawing heavily from the Red Sox and even reined in the mighty Babe, laying the groundwork for Murderers’ Row.

  • Presided over consecutive World Series sweeps in 1927 & 28
  • Following Huggins’ untimely death at age 50, all AL games were canceled in tribute
  • Elected to Hall of Fame: 1964

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