Freddie Lindstrom

During his thirteen-year career, Freddie Lindstrom played for the New York Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs, and Brooklyn Dodgers. In 1924, he broke into the Major Leagues at the young age of 18.  Later that year, he would go on to become the youngest player to play in the World Series. Lindstrom batted over .300 seven times during his career, accumulated 231 hits twice, and was an excellent defensive player as a third baseman and an outfielder. He finished off his career with 1,747 hits, 103 home runs, and a lifetime .311 batting average. After his playing career, Freddie Lindstrom would go on to manage in the minor leagues and coach the Northwestern University baseball team for thirteen seasons.

-Michael Rinehart Jr.

Freddie Lindstrom


November 22, 2010

Des Plaines, IL

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    He talked of Roush, Jackson, Terry and Hogan and then remarked decisively that Freddie Lindstrom was the cleverest of them all at the plate and the hardest man to fool in the clutch. Along with a 24-game hitting streak in 1930 and a 25-game streak in 1933, Lindstrom also ranks among the all-time top 10 in lifetime strikeouts to batting average ratio, 276 strikeouts to .

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