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.
In December 1904 he was traded by the Boston Americans with cash to the St. Louis Browns for Jesse Burkett.
In a 1976 Esquire magazine article, sportswriter Harry Stein published an "All Time All-Star Argument Starter", consisting of five ethnic baseball teams. Stone was the right fielder on Stein's Jewish team.
- Baseball Library
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- "Legends of the Game: George Stone"
- Robert Slater, Jonathan David Publishers Inc (2004). Great Jews in Sports. Jonathan David Company, Inc. ISBN 0-8246-0453-9.
- "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