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Question 15- Who Was I?

What Hall of Famer am I?I was born in in Woonsocket, RI on December 20,1900 and enjoyed the new century. I joined the Chicago Cubs in 1922 and when I retired I was the first catcher to hit 200 career homers and pound 1000 lifetime RBI's.  I share the NL record for most consecutive seasons leading catchers in fielding avg., from 1934 thru 1937. I grabbed six fielding titles and four putout titles.  "Dizzy Dean once said, "If I had that guy to pitch to all the time, I'd never lose me a game." I was noted for my powerful throwing arm and rank with baseball's best.  In 1930, I had my best year by blasting 37 homers, 122 RBI's while batting .339.  I helped the Cubs win the pennants in 1929 and 1932 and played in 6 straight All-Star games.  I won the NL MVP Award in 1935 and again led the Cubs to the NL Pennant.  I became the Chicago Cubs' manager in 1938 and hit a historic homer in the bottom of the ninth as darkness set on Wrigley Field to win another pennant for the Cubs.  By the way, I am also in the Hall of Fame.  My nickname will give this "Who Was I?" away. As a rookie, I did not talk very much, so the sportswriters called me 'Gabby.'

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