|Hall of Famer, Pee Wee Reese was a team leader of the famed Brooklyn Dodgers, he was a ten-time All-Star. An extraordinary shortstop he quietly inspired the Dodgers in their famous battles for the pennant against their arch-rivals, the New York Giants.
In 1955, Pee Wee Reese's clutch hitting and fine all-around play, his speed on the base paths helped the Dodgers beat out the Giants and win the pennant. His playing led the Dodgers in their World Series victory over the fabulous New York Yankees. Pee Wee Reese rose to great heights as the Dodgers won 4 games to 3.
Reese proudly served three years for the U.S. Navy during World War II. When he returned, he led the league in stolen bases and in runs scored with 132.
Pee Wee Reese had a .269 career batting ave., scored 1,338 runs and collected 2170 hits. He played in 2166 games, with 8058 at bats and only struckout 890 times.
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