Jump to:

 

Recent Jumps
1956
1954
Rudy York
1977
Frank Williams


Featured Partner

Team of the Week

1914 Boston Braves

  • Team History
  • Player Profiles

    A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z

    Stats | Biography | Chronology | Related Info

    Look for Julian Javier Memorabilia:

    Barnes & Noble | Amazon.com | eBay.com


    Julian Javier


    The Dominican Javier was dealt from the Pirate farm system to the Cardinals in a May 1960 trade for popular pitcher Vinegar Bend Mizell. His range and speed quickly enabled him to establish himself as the everyday second baseman for a dozen seasons in St. Louis. In 1963, Javier and teammates Ken Boyer, Dick Groat, and Bill White made up an all-Cardinal starting All-Star infield. Javier was so good covering ground, pivoting on the double plays, and going back for pop-ups that GM Bing Devine proclaimed him better defensively than Frankie Frisch, Rogers Hornsby, or Red Schoendienst.

    Javier hit .360 in the 1967 WS against Boston, including a three-run homer in Game Seven to help Bob Gibson win his third Series game and bring the World Championship to St. Louis. He is the father of Stan Javier. (FJO)

    ballplayers teams charlton's baseball chronology newsletter contact us advertise with us sitemap



    BaseballLibrary.com Copyright 2006 by The Idea Logical Company, Inc. All rights reserved.