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Nellie Fox
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Sex:M
Age:83
Birth Date:December 25, 1927
Astrology Sign:Capricron
Chinese Sign:Rabbit - Yin
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Occupation:Baseball Player

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NELLIE FOX
Nellie Fox

Biography:Nellie Fox (December 25, 1927 - December 1, 1975) was a Major League Baseball second baseman for the Chicago White Sox and is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Fox is best known for the White Sox's 1959 World Series season, when he was selected as the MVP of the American League.

Fox was born in St. Thomas Township, Pennsylvania. In his career he played with the Philadelphia Athletics (1947-49), the White Sox (1950-63), and the Houston Colt .45s and Astros. He was traded by the Athletics to Chicago on October 29, 1949.

With the White Sox, Fox worked alongside shortstops like Venezuelans Chico Carrasquel (1950-55) and hall-of-famer Luis Aparicio (1956-62), and was, year after year, a member of the strongest infield in the League. Only 5'9", he made up for his modest size and minimal power (he hit only 35 home runs in his career) with his good batting eye, excellent fielding, and baserunning speed. In 1959, he batted .306 and had an on base percentage of .380. Although not known as a great hitter (lifetime .288 batting average), he batted over .300 six times, with 2663 hits, 355 doubles, and 112 triples. He also led the league in singles for seven straight years, in triples once, and in hits four times. In addition, he won three Gold Gloves and was a twelve-time All Star.

Fox was not selected to the Hall of Fame in his initial period of eligibility. In his final opportunity, in 1985, he gained 74.6 percent of the vote when 75 percent was required for election by the Baseball Writers Association of America. However, the longtime disappointment of his admirers was finally relieved in 1997, when the Veterans Committee elected him to membership in the Hall.

Nellie Fox died of cancer in Baltimore, Maryland, at the age of 48.


Chinese Horoscope for Nellie Fox
Includes characteristics and Vices
Nellie Fox's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 02, 1927 - January 22, 1928
Birthday: December 25, 1927

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

Nellie Fox's Personality Tarot Card Justice - Personality Card

Birthday: December 25, 1927

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

Nellie Fox's Character Tarot Card The High Priestess - Character Card

Birthday: December 25, 1927

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


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

Nellie Fox's Growth Tarot Card The Emperor

Birthday: December 25, 2010

Material success, stability, authority and ambition.

 

 

 

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