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Brock, Louis Clark

Born: 1939 AD
Currently alive, at 76 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Baseball Player

1939 – He was born on the 18th of June in El Dorado, Arkansas.

1961 – He signed with the Cubs as an amateur free agent and broke into the Majors.

1964-1967 – Brock helped the Cardinals to National League pennants and to World Series championships in defeating the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox, respectively.

         – Brock became the first player to steal 50 bases and hit 20 home runs in the same season.

         – Brock hit 5 home runs in the first 4 games of the season, becoming the first player to do so.

         – Brock was named the National League Babe Ruth award.

1974 – He stole a major-league record 118 bases (breaking Maury Wills’ record of 104 in

         – He received Major League Player of the Year.

1975 – He received the Roberto Clemente Award.

1977 – He received  Lou Gehrig Memorial Award.

1979 – He received the Hutch Award.

1985 – He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

2006 – On the 5th of December, he was recognized for his accomplishments on and off of the field when he received the Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award.