March 9, 1908|
|Died: July 28, 1971
High Springs, Florida
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|April 15, 1931 for the New York Yankees|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 16, 1945 for the Cleveland Indians|
|Runs batted in||401|
|Career highlights and awards|
Myril Oliver Hoag (March 9, 1908 – July 28, 1971) was an American professional baseball player. An outfielder, Hoag played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the New York Yankees, St. Louis Browns, Chicago White Sox, and Cleveland Indians between 1931 and 1945. He appeared in the 1939 MLB All-Star Game
Hoag was born in Davis, California. He played from April 15, 1931, until September 16, 1945. He batted and threw right-handed.
He had a lifetime batting average of .271 with 28 home runs and 401 RBIs. In 1939 he made the American League All-star team with the St. Louis Browns. That year, he batted .295 with 75 RBIs and 202 total bases. He came in 31st in the MVP voting, Joe DiMaggio coming in 1st. He was 5th in the league in stolen bases in 1942 with the Chicago White Sox. He finished his career with 59 stolen bases, an average of 9 a year.
He ended his career with 854 hits in 3147 at bats. In 1934, he collected six hits in one game, and was the last New York Yankee to accomplish this feat until Johnny Damon did so against the Kansas City Royals on June 7, 2008. 
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- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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