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Myril Hoag
Born: March 9, 1908(1908-03-09)
Davis, California
Died: July 28, 1971 (aged 63)
High Springs, Florida
Batted: Right Threw: Right 
MLB debut
April 15, 1931 for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
September 16, 1945 for the Cleveland Indians
Career statistics
Batting average     .271
Hits     854
Runs batted in     401
Career highlights and awards

Myril Oliver Hoag (March 9, 1908 Davis, California – July 28, 1971 High Springs, Florida) was a major league baseball outfielder for the New York Yankees and other teams. He played from April 15, 1931 until September 16, 1945. He batted and threw right-handed.

He had a lifetime batting average of .271 with 28 home runs and 401 RBIs. In 1939 he made the American League All-star team with the St. Louis Browns. That year, he batted .295 with 75 RBIs and 202 total bases. He came in 31st in the MVP voting, Joe DiMaggio coming in 1st. He was 5th in the league in stolen bases in 1942 with the Chicago White Sox. He finished his career with 59 stolen bases, an average of 9 a year.

He ended his career with 854 hits in 3147 at bats. In 1934, he collected six hits in one game, and was the last New York Yankee to accomplish this feat until Johnny Damon did so against the Kansas City Royals on June 7, 2008. [1]

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