Famous for Something Else: George Halas

George Halas is best known for being a Hall of Fame coach and player in the NFL, primarily for the Chicago Bears. But he also had a short baseball career with the Yankees:

(Go below the jump)

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
1919 24 NYY AL 12 22 22 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .091 .091 .091 .182 -49 2 0 0 /O98
1 Yr 12 22 22 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 .091 .091 .091 .182 -49 2 0 0
162 Game Avg. 162 297 297 0 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 108 .091 .091 .091 .182 -49 27 0 0
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 2/23/2013.

He also played in the Minors:

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1919 24 St. Paul AA AA 39 84 23 2 1 0 .274 .321 27
1 Season 39 84 84 23 2 1 0 .274 .274 .321 .595 27
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 2/23/2013.

It is possible that Halas would have had a longer baseball career if he’s stuck with it… but considering the outfielder the Yankees acquired after the 1919 season, maybe not…

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  1. Pingback: The Famous For Something Else Index (as of April 24, 2013) | The Baseball Continuum

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