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Tristram E. Speaker

Speaker, Tristram E. (1888–1958), U.S. baseball player. Known for his outstanding defense and speed, Speaker holds the American League record for putouts by an outfielder (6,794 career). He compiled a lifetime batting average of .344 and set a major league record for doubles (793). Speaker played for the Boston Red Sox (1907–15) and Cleveland Indians (1916–26), managing the Indians as well (1919–26). He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1937.

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