Welcome to the TrisSpeaker.us website. Our site is about America's great center fielder, one of the greatest center fielders to ever play the game of baseball, Tris Speaker. Tris Speaker, is a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame but remains almost an unknown player. He finished his career with over 3,500 hits, a life time .345 batting average and still holds the all time MLB record for the most career doubles. Not known for his power, Tris Speaker is baseball's premier contact hitter striking out only 220 times in his career! Tris Speaker had no equal when it came to playing the field. His ability to play shallow and go back to catch a fly ball is legend. Speaker played during the great iconic time of baseball when the likes of Ty Cobb,
and Babe Ruth.
TrisSpeaker.us provides articles, photos and offers a forum to highlight the career of this early 20th century superstar. I hope you will join us in finding out more about the life of this great player. Come and get aquianted with “Spoke”. Learn how the “Grey Eagle” covered centerfield in Fenway Park and League Park. I hope you will appreciate Tris Speaker and his tremendous impact on baseball.
"Luck is the great stabilizer in baseball." - Tris Speaker
Source: Baseball Magazine (March 1917)