41. Felipe Alou
  1. General
  2. Awards
  3. Career Stats
  • Born: May 12, 1935 in Bajos de Haina, Sa D.R.
  • Weight: 195 lbs.
  • Height: 6'0"
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Debut: June 08, 1958
  • Final Game: April 24, 1974
  • TSN All-Star - 1966
 
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Felipe Alou is arguably better known in baseball for being a manager where he would helm the Montreal Expos for years and was named the Manager of the Year in 1994 but this was also a former player who accumulated over 2,000 Hits over his career.

Alou came up through the Giants where he would be named an All Star in 1962 and he would arrive in Milwaukee as part of a seven player trade after the 1963 season.  The Outfielder played for the Braves for six years where he had the best run of his career.  In 1966 he would lead the National League in Hits (218) and Runs Scored (122) both of which were career highs.  He would also set personal bests with 31 Home Runs, a .327 Batting Average and a .533 Slugging Average all of which would land him a fifth place finish in MVP voting.  Alou would again lead the NL in Hits in 1968, this time with 210 Hits and a .317 Batting Average.

Twice an All Star as a Brave, Alou’s six seasons would see him bat .295 with 989 Hits.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: First Base, Outfield
  • Acquired: Traded from the San Francisco Giants with Ed Bailey, Billy Hoeft and a Player to be Named Later (which would be Ernie Bowman) for Del Crandall, Bob Hendley and Bob Shaw 12/3/63.
  • Departed: Traded to the Oakland Athletics for Jim Nash 12/3/69.
  • Games Played: 841
  • Notable Statistics: 464 Runs Scored
    989 Hits
    163 Doubles
    20 Triples
    94 Home Runs
    335 RBI
    40 Stolen Bases
    .295/.338/.440 Slash Line
    22.0 bWAR
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    All Star (1966 & 1968)

    Most At Bats (1966 & 1968)

    Most Plate Appearances (1968)

    Most Runs Scored (1966)

    Most Hits (1966 & 1968)

    Most Total Bases (1966)
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