Adventures in the National Pastime #14

Twenty-six-year-old Eddie Gaedel at bat (for the first and only time) for the St. Louis Browns on August 19, 1951. A dwarf/little person standing 3’ 7”, he wore the number “⅛” on his jersey.


woid said...

He retired from baseball with an on-base percentage of 1.000.

His career stats:

Fred said...

Veeck as in "wreck."

Mike H. said...

"I feel like Babe Ruth out here!"