Famous Masons

Many men throughout history have been members of our fraternity.

In these pages we will present you with them and try to impress upon you the great men that have been Masons.

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Photo of Rogers Hornsby, Sr.

Rogers Hornsby, Sr.

Baseball Player
Birthday: April 27, 1896 Deceased: January 5, 1963

Biography

Nicknamed ?The Rajah?, was an American baseball infielder, manager, and coach who played 23 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB). He played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1915?1926, 1933), New York Giants (1927), Boston Braves (1928), Chicago Cubs (1929?1932), and St. Louis Browns (1933?1937). Hornsby had 2,930 hits and 301 home runs in his career; his career .358 batting average is second only to Ty Cobb?s average. He was named the National League (NL)?s Most Valuable Player (MVP) twice, and was a member of one World Series championship team.

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