Originally posted on Burning River Baseball  |  Last updated 12/12/11
Name: Napoleon Lajoie Position: 2B/Manager Tribe Time: 1903-14/1905-09 DOB: 09/05/1875 Accolades: Hall of Fame (1937), Top 20 MVP (1911,1913) As Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI TB BB SO SB OBP SLG AVG OPS ISOP Best Season (1904) 140 553 92 208 49 15 5 102 302 27 19 29 .413 .546 .376 .959 .170 Career 1614 6034 865 2046 424 78 33 919 2725 408 32 240 .378 .452 .339 .830 .113 As Manager W L W% Career 377 309 .550   Napoleon Lajoie is one of the most important players in Indians history. After playing six seasons in the National League with Philadelphia, including a 1901 campaign where he lead the league in just about everything, Lajoie became a free agent and was one of the first big name players to jump ship, switching over to the brand new American League in 1902 for a huge salary...
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