Waner, Paul

Waner, Paul (Glee)

(1903–65) baseball player; born in Harrah, Okla. During his 20-year career as an outfielder (1926–45), mostly with the Pittsburgh Pirates, he posted a lifetime batting average of .333, compiled 3,152 hits, and won the Most Valuable Player Award in 1927. He was nicknamed "Big Poison." His brother, Lloyd Waner (1906–82), who was called "Little Poison," played outfield for the Pirates as well. Both have been elected to baseball's Hall of Fame.
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Seasonal triples POS PLAYER YEAR ADJ-30 REAL-30 RP ([dagger]) 1T Cuyler, Kiki 1925 24 26 9T 1T Myers, Hy 1920 24 22 32T 1T Stirnweiss, Snuffy 1945 24 22 32T 4T Combs, Earle 1927 23 23 22T 4T Mitchell, Dale 1949 23 23 22T 6T Hornsby, Rogers 1920 22 20 75T 6T Musial, Stan 1943 22 20 75T 6T Musial, Stan 1946 22 20 75T 6T Waner, Paul 1926 22 22 32T 10T Combs, Earle 1928 21 21 52T 10T Daubert, Jake 1922 21 22 32T 10T Johnson, Lance 1996 21 21 52T 10T Mays, Willie 1957 21 20 75T 10T Roush, Edd 1924 21 21 52T 10T Terry, Bill 1931 21 20 75T 10T Vaughan, Arky 1933 21 19 112T 10T Walker, Curt 1926 21 20 75T 10T Wilson, Willie 1985 21 21 52T *** Wilson, Chief 1912 11 36 1 * Active player ** OPS includes HBP but not SF *** Player not in top 500 ([dagger]) Real position Table 3.
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