Thursday, April 14, 2016

1949 Bowman #136: Hank Edwards, Cleveland Indians, OF

     Hank Edwards signed with the Indians in 1939 and reached the big club in 1941, where he remained until 1949--except for a couple of seasons that he served in the Army during WWII.  After coming back from the war, Edwards led the league in Triples and ranked highly in multiple defensive categories as a RF during 1946.  The Cubs selected Edwards off of waivers early during the 1949 season.  He continued playing in the majors through 1953.           ...



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