South Carolina Hall Of Fame: Bobby Richardson

Bobby Richardson

Born-(Died): 1935-
Profession: Baseball Hero
Inducted: 1996

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Joining the famed New York Yankees baseball team in 1954, Bobby Richardson was named the Most Valuable Player in the 1960 World Series. He still holds such World Series records as having played in 30 consecutive World Series games, most runs-batted-in in a series, and most hits in a series. He was a member of seven American League All-Star teams and won five consecutive Rawlings Gold Glove awards. Retiring from the Yankees at age 31, Richardson began a successful coaching career with the University of South Carolina and other colleges. Born in Sumter, South Carolina, he is active in the Fellowship of Christian Athletics.