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Encyclopedia > Cliff Heathcote

Clifton Earl (Cliff) Heathcote (January 24, 1898 - January 19, 1939) was a center fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the St. Louis Cardinals, (1918-1922), Chicago Cubs (1922-1930), Cincinnati Reds (1931-1932) and Philadelphia Phillies (1932). Heathcothe batted and threw left handed. He was born in Glen Rock, Pennsylvania. January 24 is the 24th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... January 19 is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... The position of the center fielder A center fielder, abbreviated CF, is the outfielder in baseball who plays defense in center field - the baseball fielding position between left field and right field (e. ... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ... Major league affiliations National League (1892-present) Central Division (1994-present) Eastern Division (1969-1993) American Association (1882-1891) Major league titles World Series titles (9) 1982 â€¢1967 â€¢ 1964 â€¢ 1946 1944 â€¢ 1942 â€¢ 1934 â€¢ 1931 1926 NL Pennants (16) 2004 â€¢ 1987 â€¢ 1985 â€¢ 1982 1968 â€¢ 1967 â€¢ 1964 â€¢ 1946 1944 â€¢ 1943 â€¢ 1942 â€¢ 1934... Major league affiliations National League (1876-present) Central Division (1994-present) East Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1908 â€¢ 1907 NL Pennants (16) 1945 â€¢ 1938 â€¢ 1935 â€¢ 1932 1929 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1910 â€¢ 1908 1907 â€¢ 1906 â€¢ 1886 â€¢ 1885 1882 â€¢ 1881 â€¢ 1880 â€¢ 1876 Central Division titles (1) 2003 East Division... Major league affiliations National League (1890-present) Central Division (1994-present) West Division (1969-1993) American Association (1882-1889) Major league titles World Series titles (5) 1990 â€¢ 1976 â€¢ 1975 â€¢ 1940 1919 NL Pennants (9) 1990 â€¢ 1976 â€¢ 1975 â€¢ 1972 1970 â€¢ 1961 â€¢ 1940 â€¢ 1939 1919 AA Pennants (1) 1882 Central Division titles... Major league affiliations National League (1883-present) East Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (1) 1980 NL Pennants (5) 1993 â€¢ 1983 â€¢ 1980 â€¢ 1950 1915 East Division titles (6) [1] 1993 â€¢ 1983 â€¢ 1980 â€¢ 1978 1977 â€¢ 1976 Wild card berths (0) None [1] - In 1981, a players strike in... Glen Rock is a borough located in York County, Pennsylvania. ...

Cliff Heathcote - Goudey baseball card - 1933, #115
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Cliff Heathcote - Goudey baseball card - 1933, #115

In a 15-season career, Heathcote posted a .275 batting average with 42 home runs, 448 RBI, and 191 stolen bases in 1415 games played. The Goudey Gum Co. ... Batting average is a statistic in both baseball and cricket measuring the performance of baseball hitters and cricket batsmen, respectively. ... For other uses of the phrase see Home run (disambiguation) In baseball, a home run is a base hit in which the batter is able to circle all the bases, ending at home plate and scoring a run himself (along with a run for each runner who was already on... In baseball statistics, a run batted in (RBI) is given to a batter for each run scored as the result of a batters plate appearance. ... The all-time stolen base leader, Rickey Henderson, swipes third in 1985 In baseball, a stolen base occurs when a baserunner successfully advances to the next base while the pitcher is delivering the ball to home plate. ... In baseball statistics, games played (denoted by G) indicates the total number of games in which a player has participated (in any capacity). ...


Heathcote died in York, Pennsylvania, at age 40 from a pulmonary embolism. York is a city located in York County, Pennsylvania. ...

Contents


Best season

  • 1926: 10 HR, 98 runs, 141 hits, and 33 doubles in 139 games – all career-highs.

In baseball, a run is scored when a player advances safely around all three bases and returns safely to home plate. ... In baseball statistics, a hit (denoted by H), sometimes called a base hit, is credited to a batter when the batter safely reaches first base after hitting the ball into fair territory, without the benefit of an error or a fielders choice. ... In baseball, a double is the act of a batter safely reaching second base by striking the ball and getting to second before being made out, without the benefit of a fielders misplay (see error) or another runner being put out on a fielders choice. ...

Post-Season Appearance

The Philadelphia Athletics beat the Chicago Cubs in 5 games. ...

Highlights

  • Hit for the cycle (July 13, 1918)
  • Set a modern National League record by reaching base seven times in a nine-inning game (August 25, 1922).

Eric Davis hit for the cycle in 1989 In baseball, a player hits for the cycle when he hits a single, a double, a triple and a home run in the same game, though not necessarily in that order. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1918 throughout the world. ... This article refers to the American baseball league. ...

See also

  • Wiki links

Sources

  • Baseball Library
  • Baseball Reference
  • The Deadball Era

  Results from FactBites:
 
Cliff Heathcote | BaseballLibrary.com (719 words)
Heathcote was part of an unusual trade on May 30, 1922.
Swapped from the Cardinals to the Cubs between games of a doubleheader for outfielder Max Flack, he and Flack were hitless in the morning but collected hits with their new teams that afternoon as the Cubs took a pair.
On August 25, 1922 the lefthanded-hitting Heathcote was 5-for-5 with four RBI and five runs scored in the major leagues' biggest slugfest ever: Cubs 26, Phillies 23.
Cliff Heathcote - BR Bullpen (224 words)
As a player in the pennant-winning 1929 Chicago Cubs, Heathcote was two years younger than Hornsby, the same age as Riggs Stephenson, a year older than Kiki Cuyler, and two years older than Hack Wilson.
Heathcote was the fourth outfielder behind Stephenson, Cuyler, and Wilson.
Heathcote is perhaps the most prominent major leaguer to come out of Pennsylvania State University other than Hall of Famer John Ward.
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