Currently alive, at 77 years of age.
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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.