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Tommy Henrich

Henrich in 1949.
MLB Player information
NameTommy Henrich
PositionRight fielder
MLB debutMay 11, 1937 for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearanceOctober 1, 1950 for the New York Yankees
Career statistics
Batting average.282
Home runs183
Runs batted in795
* New York Yankees (1937 1942, 1946 1950)

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Thomas David "Tommy" Henrich (February 20, 1913 - December 1, 2009), nicknamed "The Clutch" and "Old Reliable", was a Major League Baseball right fielder. He played his entire baseball career for the New York Yankees (1937 1942 and 1946 1950). He led the American League in triples twice and in runs scored once, also hitting 20 or more home runs four times. He is best remembered for his numerous exploits in the World Series; he was involved in one of the most memorable plays in Series history in 1941, was the hitting star of the 1947 Series with a .323 batting average, and hit the first walk-off home run in Series history in 1949's Game 1.

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