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Harv won the Rookie-of-the-Year Award his terrific hitting when he set a new A. at Bat and led the League in Hits. Sig bonus while at Wisconsin U. Harvey hit .3 '52, his 1st pro year, and came to the Tig batting .325 in 19 games.
Harvey received $55,000 for signing a Detroit contract!!
Some 'experts didn't think he could make the grade. But Harvey did, and how!
In '53 he was the best hitting she stop in the majors and led he leagues in putouts!
Playing both the Infield and Outfield, Jackie hit over for the 5th straight year. With the Dodgers in '47 he the N.L. Rookie-of-the-Year and was the Most Valuable Player in '49, leading the loop with a .342 BA. Jackie set the mark for Fielding at 2nd Base with .992 and Double (137) in '51.