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Nelson Fox Nelson Fox

'Brash Performer' - 2nd Baseman, Philadelphia A's 1947-49; Chicago White Sox 1950-1963; Houston Astros 1964-65... US Military 1945

Nellie Fox played like the stadium was on fire, always running, scampering, and moving; he just couldn't stand still. He always swung at the first pitch thrown by the opposing pitcher. Nellie Fox leaped high on double plays and made running, leaping plays.

Fox's style of play made the 'Go Go White Sox' of the 1950s and early 1960s. Nellie Fox was a 12 time All-Star and he led the league 11 times for fewest strike outs. He batted over .300 six times in his career.

Nellie Fox career batting average was .288 with 2663 hits while playing in 2367 games. In over 9,200 at bats, Fox struck out only 216 times. This Hall of Famer holds the record for the most seasons leading the league in singles - with 8; including 7 years in a row. Nellie Fox was a popular player with White Sox fans.

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