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Charlie Gehringer
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Sex:M
Age:89
Birth Date:May 11, 1903
Astrology Sign:Taurus
Chinese Sign:Rabbit - Yin
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Died Date:January 21, 1993
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Occupation:Baseball Player

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CHARLIE GEHRINGER
Charlie Gehringer

Biography:Charlie Gehringer (May 11, 1903 - January 21, 1993) was an American second baseman in Major League Baseball who played his entire career with the Detroit Tigers (1924-1942). He batted left-handed and threw right-handed.

A native of Fowlerville, Michigan, Gehringer has been considered by most to be one of the greatest second basemen of all time. He led the American League in both assists and fielding percentage seven times each.

Nicknamed "The Mechanical Man" for both his renowned consistency batting and his silent demeanor, Gehringer hit over .300 in 13 seasons and collected 200 or more hits seven times. In 1937 he won the batting title with a .371 average and earned MVP honors.

Gehringer was a career .320 hitter with 184 home runs and 1427 RBI in 2323 games. He added 1774 runs, 2839 hits, 574 doubles and 176 triples. He was also a threat on the bases, compiling 181 steals. Beside his accomplishments, he was selected for the All-Star game for six consecutive years.

After his retirement, Gehringer coached for Detroit and served as a club executive (1951-59) and as a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame Committee on Veterans (1953-90).

Gehringer was selected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1949. He died in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan at age 89.

In 1999, he ranked Number 46 on The Sporting News' list of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players, and was nominated as a finalist for the Major League Baseball All-Century Team.


Chinese Horoscope for Charlie Gehringer
Includes characteristics and Vices
Charlie Gehringer's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: January 29, 1903 - February 15, 1904
Birthday: May 11, 1903

The Rabbit is a Yin,
and is the Fourth sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Tact
Finesse
Virtue
Prudence
Longevity
Ambition
Vices:
Secretiveness
Squeamishness
Pedantry
Dilettantism
Hypochondria
Complexity


Personality and Character Cards:
Numerology is used to calculate tarot cards

Charlie Gehringer's Personality Tarot Card Justice - Personality Card

Birthday: May 11, 1903

Balance, wisdom and a need for rational, logical solutions.

Charlie Gehringer's Character Tarot Card The High Priestess - Character Card

Birthday: May 11, 1903

Wisdom, secrets to be revealed, and the development of intuition.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Charlie Gehringer's Growth Tarot Card The Sun

Birthday: May 11, 2010

Cheerfulness, prosperity, energy and optimism.

 

 

 

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