Born: April 30, 1912|
Died: January 26, 1983 (aged 70)|
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Last MLB appearance
|June 3, #REDIRECT Template:Baseball year for the Philadelphia Athletics|
|Runs batted in||509|
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A native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Laabs played 11 major league seasons. Laabs produced a strikeout, walk or home run every 3.48 plate appearances; his career on-base percentage (.346) was almost 100 points higher than his batting average, and he posted a 0.653 walk-to-strikeout ratio (389-for-595). On October 2,
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Laabs enjoyed his most productive season in
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An All-Star in
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Laabs died in Warren, Michigan at the of age 70.
- The ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia – Gary Gillette, Peter Gammons, Pete Palmer. Publisher: Sterling Publishing, 2005. Format: Paperback, 1824pp. Language: English. ISBN 1-4027-4771-3
- New Biographical History of Baseball: Classic – Nicolas Acocella, Donald Dewey. Publisher: Triumph Books, 2003. Format: Hardcover, 474pp. Language: ISBN 1-57243-567-4
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Baseball Library
- The Deadball Era