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Gil Hodges

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Many children work hard to please their parents, but what I truly longed for was good times that were about us, not about me. That is the real hole the Dodgers filled in my life.

— Gil Hodges

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I can't very well tell my batters don't hit it to him. Wherever they hit it, he's there anyway.

— Gil Hodges

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364; he had three hits including a homer in the 9-5 Game 1 loss but the Dodgers again lost in six games. 273 was likely frowned on by many Hall of Fame voters in his early years of eligibility; at the time of his death only five players had ever been elected by the Baseball Writers' Association of America with batting averages below. It was later estimated that approximately 10000 mourners had attended.

He ranked second in NL history with 1281 assists and 1614 double plays when his career ended and was also among the league's career leaders in games (6th 1908) and total chances (10th 16751) at first base. Gilbert Ray Hodges (April 4 1924 – April 2 1972) was an American Major League Baseball first baseman and manager. A sterling defensive player he won the first three Gold Glove Awards and led the NL in double plays four times and in putouts assists and fielding percentage three times each.

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