Known as Fordham Flash and The Old Flash, Frank Frisch was a professional baseball player in the MLB. He became active in the league from 1919 to 1937. Born in Bronx, New York, he was German-American. Although he was switch hitter, he threw using his right handed.
He signed with the New York Giants and made his MLB debut right away in 1919. During the 1920 season, he was ranked third in stealing bases and ranked seventh in RBI. He was shifting from third base and second base before being the full-time second baseman in 1923. He was able to go all the way to the 1921 and 1922 World Series Championships where the Giants won back-to-back titles.
In 1928, Frisch left the Giants and signed with the St. Louis Cardinals. He stayed on with the team for eleven seasons and was able to get to four World Series championships. The team would clinch two titles. Aside from being a player, Flash also became the Cardinals’ manager in 1933. He ended his career in 1937 with a batting average of .316, 2880 hits, 1532 runs and 105 home runs.
Flash made it to three All-Star selections, and a 1931 NL MVP Award. In 1947, he was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Sportsmemorabilia.com has a large collection of signed Frank Frisch memorabilia. You can get autographed MLB bats and autographed MLB gloves as well as original MLB apparel such as autographed MLB jerseys of your favorite baseball players. You can find MLB cards also.