Jimmie Foxx

Baseball Player and Coach
Born Oct 22, 1907

James Emory "Jimmie" Foxx, nicknamed "Double X" and "The Beast", was an American professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a first baseman, most notably for the Philadelphia Athletics and the Boston Red Sox. Foxx was a noted power hitter, hitting 30 or more home runs in 12 consecutive seasons and driving in more than 100 runs 13 consecutive years.… Read More

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  • A Truly Magic Number
    NYTimes - Sep 18, 2011
  • 300 Homers, 2000 Hits, And Adrian Beltre Lone Star Ball
    Google News - Sep 12, 2011
  • Phillies Homegrown Talent On The Mend Philly Sports Daily
    Google News - Sep 09, 2011
  • 9/8: Stomach Punch Game Level 8 Fire Brand Of The American League
    Google News - Sep 08, 2011


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jimmie Foxx.


1907 Birth James Emory Foxx was born in Sudlersville, Maryland on October 22, 1907 to Dell and Mattie Foxx who were farmers. … Read More


1932 24 Years Old …  He won back-to-back MVP honors in 1932 and 1933. … Read More


1938 30 Years Old On June 16, 1938, he set an American League record when he walked six times in a game. … Read More


1951 43 Years Old Foxx was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1951.
1952 44 Years Old Foxx worked as a minor league manager and coach after his playing days ended, including managing the Fort Wayne Daisies of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League for one season in 1952. … Read More
1953 45 Years Old Foxx did not return for the 1953 season. … Read More
1956 48 Years Old Foxx served as head coach for the University of Miami baseball team for two seasons, going 9–8 in 1956 and 11–12 in 1957.


1958 50 Years Old A series of bad investments left Foxx broke by 1958. … Read More


1967 60 Years Old Died on July 21, 1967.
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