American baseball playerDied when: 70 years 211 days (846 months)
Star Sign: Libra
Leon Allen "Goose" Goslin (October 16, 1900 – May 15, 1971) was an American professional baseball left fielder.He played in Major League Baseball for the Washington Senators, St.
Louis Browns, and Detroit Tigers, from 1921 until 1938.Goslin led the American League (AL) in triples two times and finished the season with a batting average of over .300 eleven times.
He won the AL batting title in 1928 with a .379 batting average which set a Washington Senators record.He led the AL in assists five times, putouts four times and his 4,141 putouts and 181 assists as a left fielder are both 5th all time.
His 173 triples are 22nd all time and his .316 batting average is 7th all time among left fielders with over 2,000 games played.
A two time World Series winner, he was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1968 via the Veterans Committee.