George Stone (outfielder)
September 3, 1876|
Lost Nation, Iowa
|Died: January 3, 1945
|April 20, 1903, for the Boston Americans|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 9, 1910, for the St. Louis Browns|
|Runs batted in||268|
|Career highlights and awards|
George Robert Stone, nicknamed Silent George, (September 3, 1876 – January 3, 1945) was a left fielder in Major League Baseball who played for the Boston Red Sox (1903) and St. Louis Browns (1905–10). Stone batted and threw left-handed. He was the 1906 American League batting champion.
He left his career in banking at the age of 26 to join the Omaha team of the Western League.
In December 1904 he was traded by the Boston Americans with cash to the St. Louis Browns for Jesse Burkett.
- "George Stone". BASEBALL-Reference. Retrieved January 23, 2011.
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- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- "Legends of the Game: George Stone"
- "Lost Nation's Stone into "Hall" – Iowan's Batting Feat: Beat Cobb", 4/5/70
- "An Additional Game-Played Found for George Stone of the St. Louis Browns", SABR Baseball Records Committee Newsletter, 2/13/07