About Red Schoendienst Autographed Memorabilia & Collectibles
Former American Major League Baseball player, Red Schoendienst was also a coach and manager in the league. He was born in Germantown, Illinois on February 2, 1923.
He played as a second baseman and switch-hitter for the St. Louis Cardinals, New York Giants, and also with the Milwaukee Braves. Schoendienst was hailed as the International League Most Valuable Player in the year 1943 and then he decided to spend a year in the Army in the World War II. When he played as a left fielder for the Cardinals, he was able to accomplish a .278 batting average with 26 powerful stolen bases. It was in 1946 when Schoendienst was moved to the second base and had helped the team to win their World Series title in four remarkable years.
Schoendienst has undeniably good hands and quick reflexes. With these skills, he was able to lead the league’s second baseman for the first of seven seasons and he had handled 320 successive chances without making any error in the year 1950. Schoendienst was also able to make a record in the year 1956 where he accomplished a .9934 fielding average. He successfully won the Home Run Derby Contest in the year 1946. During the 1953 season, he finished second in the National League batting race where he batted .343.
Take hold of Schoendienst’s precious and memorable items such as his signed big stick name-engraved bat in Sportsmemorabilia.com. Common typographical errors of his name are Rid Shoendinst, Rede Shoendiest, Redd Schoendinst, Red Schoindinst, Redi Scheondeinst, Rhed Shoendinst, and Redde Schoendiest.