Sport: Hornsby Out

In 1925 Rogers Hornsby, for five years the leading batter in the National League, was appointed manager of the St. Louis Cardinals. In 1926 the Cardinals, who had finished seventh the year before, won the pennant and the world series. Hornsby was traded to the Giants. In 1927 he helped manage the Giants, had a batting average of .361. Hornsby was traded to the Boston Braves. Appointed manager of the Braves to replace Jack Slattery, Hornsby did well in his new job, led the league in batting. In 1928 he was traded to the...

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