Rap Dixon

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Herbert Alphonso Dixon

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 2", Weight 185 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Five-Tool outfielder Rap Dixon played in the Negro Leagues from 1922 to 1937, notably for the Harrisburg Giants and Baltimore Black Sox. His career was cut short by illness and injuries, and he died at the age of 41. He is the brother of Paul Dixon.

Notable Achievements[edit]

  • 2-time All-Star (1933 & 1934)
  • ECL Slugging Percentage Leader (1928)
  • ECL OPS Leader (1928)
  • ECL Hits Leader (1928)
  • ECL Total Bases Leader (1928)
  • ECL Triples Leader (1928)
  • ECL Home Runs Leader (1928)
  • 2-time League RBI Leader (1928/ECL & 1929/ANL)
  • ECL Bases on Balls Leader (1928)
  • 2-time League Stolen Bases Leader (1928/ECL & 1929/ANL)

Year-By-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1934 Baltimore Black Sox Negro National League 4-9 5th Baltimore Black Sox

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