Dorrel "Whitey" Herzog

Dorrel "Whitey" Herzog (HM1DAR)

Location: Springfield, MO 65809 Greene County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 7.231', W 93° 12.998'

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Born November 9, 1931 in New Athens, IL
to Edgar and Lietta (Fanke) Herzog
Married to Mary Lou Sinn on February 8, 1953
Father to Debra, David and Jim

Batted .285 while playing for the New York Yankees' Minor League club, the Joplin Miners
Played for the Washington Senators, Kansas City Athletics, Baltimore Orioles and Detroit Tigers
Managed the Kansas City Royals five seasons, winning the division three times, finishing runner up twice
Managed the St. Louis Cardinals 11 seasons,
winning the division four times
Three World Series appearances; 1982, 1985 and 1987, with all three Series going to seven games
Led the St. Louis Cardinals to the World Series Championship in 1982
Career Winning Percentage of .532
Named Manager of the Year by UPI in 1976, 1981, and 1985
Named Executive of the Year by UPI in 1981 and 1982
Named The Sporting News Man of the Year in 1982
Named Sports Illustrated's Manager of the Decade for the 1980s
Inducted into the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame in 1994
Inducted into the Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame in 2000

Recognized as a
Missouri Sports Legend
May 2008
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HM NumberHM1DAR
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Year Placed2008
Placed ByMissouri Sports Hall of Fame
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Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 10:38pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 480755 N 4108263
Decimal Degrees37.12051667, -93.21663333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 7.231', W 93° 12.998'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 7' 13.86" N, 93° 12' 59.88" W
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Area Code(s)417
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3861 E Stan Musial Dr, Springfield MO 65809, US
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