(James Emory Foxx), 1907-67, American baseball player, b. Sudlersville, Md. Foxx played for the Philadelphia Athletics (1926-35), the Boston Red Sox (1936-42), the Chicago Cubs (1942-44), and the Philadelphia Phillies (1945). He hit a career total of 534 home runs and batted .325. Foxx led the American League in home runs four seasons, hitting 58 in 1932; and hit 30 or more home runs for 12 consecutive seasons, a record surpassed only by Barry Bonds
. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1951.
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