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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Sisler, George Harold 1893-1973. American baseball player. In 15 seasons, mainly with the St. Louis Browns (1915-1927), he batted over .300 13 times and over .400 twice. In 1920 he set a major league record for hits in a single season at 257.

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  • In 1920, Ruth's 54 homers nearly tripled that of runner-up George Sisler (19).

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  • Louis turned his attention back to the field just in time to see Sisler start his windup.

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  • Son of Gorgeous George Sisler, who holds the record for most hits in a single season.

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  • Jill Sisler holds on as Chloe, a 6-year-old Missouri Foxtrotter, stops from a gallop during patrol at Bush Intercontinental Airport.

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  • Sisler bought Chloe specifically to join the program and give back to the community.

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  • Suzuki passed Sisler in his next at-bat, leading off the third with a single up the middle.

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  • An All-Star and Gold Glove Award winner in each of his previous four campaigns in the major leagues, Suzuki collected 262 hits last season, eclipsing the mark of 257 set by George Sisler in

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  • (Editor's note: Sisler played in a 154-game season without an expanded postseason)

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  • He did well there, and on August 24 both Cooper and teammate George Sisler still a pitcher then were acquired by the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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  • If Castillo, 26, can keep it going for the next 10 games, he will be tied with George Sisler for the fourth-longest hitting streak ever.

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