Max West

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For the outfielder who played in 1928-1929, see Max West (1920s outfielder).
Max West
Max West 1940 Play Ball card.jpeg
Outfielder
Born: (1916-11-28)November 28, 1916
Dexter, Missouri
Died: December 31, 2003(2003-12-31) (aged 87)
Sierra Madre, California
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
April 19, 1938 for the Boston Bees
Last MLB appearance
October 1, 1948 for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Career statistics
Batting average .254
Home runs 77
Runs batted in 380
Teams

Max Edward West (November 28, 1916 – December 31, 2003) born in Dexter, Missouri, was an outfielder and first baseman for the Boston Bees/Braves (1938–42 and 1946), Cincinnati Reds (1946) and Pittsburgh Pirates (1948).

West was named to the 1940 National League All-Star Team. He finished 23rd in voting for the 1939 National League MVP, 26th in voting for the 1940 NL MVP, and 27th in voting for the 1942 NL MVP. In 7 seasons he played in 824 Games and had 2,676 At Bats, 338 Runs, 681 Hits, 136 Doubles, 20 Triples, 77 Home Runs, 380 RBI, 19 Stolen Bases, 353 Walks, .254 Batting Average, .344 On-base percentage, .407 Slugging Percentage, 1,088 Total Bases and 15 Sacrifice Hits.

West died in Sierra Madre, California at the age of 87.

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