Frederick Charles Lindstrom (November 21, 1905 – October 4, 1981) was a National League Baseball player with the New York Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs and Brooklyn Dodgers from 1924 until 1936. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1976.
At the age of 23, Lindstrom hit .358 for the Giants and was named The Sporting News Major League All Star team’s third baseman ahead of Pittsburgh’s Harold “Pie” Traynor.
In 1930, Giants manager John McGraw ranked Lindstrom ninth among the top 20 players of the previous quarter century. Even modern-day statistics guru Bill James, who rates Lindstrom only No. 43 on his all-time third basemen list, placed him among the top three under-21 players at that position and called the 1927 Giant infield of Lindstrom, Hornsby, Travis Jackson and Bill Terry the decade’s... Read More