Gil Hodges

Gil Hodges
1924 - 1972

Gil Hodges  American Baseball


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Gil Hodges passed away on 2nd Apr 1972 aged 47.


Gil Hodges was previously married to Joan Lombardi.


American Baseballer Gil Hodges passed away on 2nd Apr 1972 West Palm Beach, FL aged 47. Born Gilbert Ray Hodge on 4th April, 1924 (Aries) in Princeton, IN and educated at Petersburg (Petersburg, IN), Gil Hodges is most remembered for He was an All-Star for eight seasons and a Gold Glove Award winner for three consecutive seasons. His zodiac sign is Aries.

Gil Hodges is a member of the following lists: People from Petersburg, Indiana, American Marine Corps personnel of World War II and United States Marine Corps Sports Hall of Fame inductees.


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First Name Gilbert
Middle Name Raymond
Last Name Hodges
Full Name at Birth Gilbert Ray Hodge
Alternative Name The Miracle Worker
Age 47 (age at death) years
Birthday 4th April, 1924
Birthplace Princeton, IN
Died 2nd April, 1972
Place of Death West Palm Beach, FL
Cause of Death Heart attack
Buried Holy Cross Cemetery, Brooklyn, NY
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Weight 200lbs (91 kg)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Petersburg (Petersburg, IN)
University Saint Joseph's College
Occupation Text Former Major League Baseball Player
Occupation Baseball
Baseball Position First Baseman, Outfielder
Bats Right
Throws Right
MLB First Game Date 3rd October, 1943
MLB Final Game Date 5th May, 1963
Claim to Fame He was an All-Star for eight seasons and a Gold Glove Award winner for three consecutive seasons
Official Websites,,,

Gilbert Ray Hodges, ne Hodge (April 4, 1924 – April 2, 1972) was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) first baseman and manager who played most of his 18-year career for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers. He was inducted into the New York Mets Hall of Fame in 1982.

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1969 National League Championship Series1969Himself - New York Mets Manager (3 episodes, 1969)TV Show
1964 MLB All-Star Game1964Himself - AL CoachMovie
Home Run Derby1959Himself (2 episodes, 1960)TV Show
The Geisha Boy1958Los Angeles Dodgers First BasemanMovie
1957 MLB All-Star Game1957Himself - NL First BasemanTV Movie
1956 World Series1956Himself - Brooklyn Dodgers First Baseman (7 episodes, 1956)TV Show
1955 MLB All-Star Game1955Himself - NL First BasemanMovie
1955 World Series1955Himself - Brooklyn Dodgers First Baseman (7 episodes, 1955)TV Show
1954 MLB All-Star Game1954Himself - NL First BasemanTV Movie
1953 MLB All-Star Game1953Himself - NL First BasemanTV Movie
1951 MLB All-Star Game1951Himself - NL First BasemanTV Movie
What's My Line?1950Himself - Mystery Guest (1 episode, 1963)TV Show
1949 MLB All-Star Game1949Himself - NL First BasemanTV Movie
1949 World Series1949Himself - Brooklyn Dodgers First Baseman (5 episodes, 1949)TV Show
The Ed Sullivan Show1948Himself (2 episodes, 1951-1959)TV Show
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