Heinie Groh

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December 2, 2012 by Elizabeth Metz

Groh

Third baseman, 1913-1921. Inducted 1963.

Considered by many to be the best third baseman of his era.  Led the league in on-base percentage twice , in doubles twice, and in 3B fielding percentage twice while a Red (as well as three other times in his career). Captain of the 1919 World Series champion squad. Famous for his unusually shaped “bottle bat.”

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