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Bill Madlock Biography
Bill Madlock was born January 12, 1951 in Memphis, Tennesseeand is a former Major League Baseball player. From 1973 to 1987, Madlock was theonly right-handed hitter to win a National League batting title. His record offour batting titles as a third baseman would be eclipsed in 1988 by Wade Boggs.Since 1970, only Tony Gwynn haswon more National League batting titles (eight). Madlock is also one of onlythree right-handed hitters to have won multiple National League batting titlessince 1960, Roberto Clemente having also won four and Tommy Davis having wonback-to-back titles in 1962 and 1963.
Madlock won two more batting titles, in 1981 and 1983, making him the firstplayer to win multiple batting titles with two different teams. He alsofinished second in the National League in batting in 1982, his .319 averagebettered only by Al Oliver's .331. Afterwards, however, his play mirrored thedecline of the team. In August 1985 the Pirates traded him to Los Angeleswhich, like Pittsburgh in 1979, was contending for a division title. TheDodgers lost to the St. Louis Cardinals in the NLCS but Madlock hit three homeruns in the loss. In 1987 theDodgers traded Madlock to Detroit, where he again earned a trip to thepostseason. Madlock became a free agent at the end of the 1987 season andplayed for the Lotte Orions in Japan in 1988. In 2000 and 2001 Madlock was acoach with the Detroit Tigers. In 2001, Madlock was invited by Omar Moreno, hisformer Pirate teammate, to coach in a professional league in Panama City, Panama.
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