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'Sunny Jim' Bottomley Has Unwelcome Record
Cardinal First Baseman First Normal 300 Hitter To Fall Below .050 Mark In World Series--Long List of 'Goats'
The Hartford Courant (1923-1991) - Hartford, Conn.
Date: Nov 16, 1930
Start Page: 7C
Pages: 1
Abstract (Document Summary)

By hitting exactly .045 in 22 times at bat in the 1930 World Series "Sunny Jim" Bottomley of the St. Lours Cardinals established a new cellar hitting mark. He was the first normal 300 hotter to bat below .050 in a world series, and in addition he was the first man ever to go to bat as...

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