Sport: Hack

Squat little Outfielder Lewis Robert ("Hack") Wilson, with the smallest feet and the dirtiest uniform in baseball, got his first big league job with the New York

Giants in 1923. When his hitting slumped, he went back to the minor leagues where the Chicago Cubs picked him up in 1926. In 1930 he hit 56 home runs, more than Babe Ruth. For doing so he got $33,000 salary in the season of 1931, in which the less lively ball adopted by the National League helped his batting average drop to .261. Last autumn the Cubs traded squatty Wilson to the St. Louis...

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