Friday, June 24, 2011

Daily Conlon: 64 through 72

Here are the Daily Conlon cards numbered 64 through 72.

Brooklyn born Joe Judge, located at the center, spent a majority of his career with the Washington Senators, save a short stint with Brooklyn and Boston at the end of his career. He is regarded as one of the games greatest defensive 1st basemen. At one time he held the American League record for putouts, total chances and double plays before they were broken by Lou Gehrig. Joe Judge played in only 42 games with his hometown team in 1933, batting a lowly .214 during his only stint in the National League. He quickly left for the Red Sox, and the American League, mid-season and started to hit again at a .296 clip for them. By the next season he was out of the league and began his career as a coach. From 1936 to 1958 he coached the Baseball team for Georgetown University.

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