Brother Tris Speaker

April 4th 1888 – December 8th 1958

Member of:

Hubbard City Lodge #530 Hubbard City, Texas

Nicknamed “The Grey Eagle“, was an American baseball player. Considered one of the best offensive and defensive center fielders in the history of Major League Baseball , he compiled a career batting average of .345. His 792 career doubles represent an MLB career record. His 3,514 hits are fifth in the all-time hits list. Defensively, Speaker holds career records for assists, double plays, and unassisted double plays by an outfielder. His fielding glove was known as the place “where triples go to die.”

Brother Tris Speaker was in the second class to join the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1937

Tris Speaker Plaque

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