Frank ( Don ) Hurst
Frank (Don) Hurst
1934 Goudey Gum Baseball Card #33... Words on back of card
Philadelphia Phillies Baseball History
Began his professional career as a pitcher for Paris, Texas in the Blue Grass League in 1924, but was such a hard hitter, that he decided to shift to the outfield. He later began playing first base. Hurst has been holding down first sack for the Philadelphia Club since 1928. He has four times batted over the .300 mark in the National League. Last year his average fell to .267.
Hurst is a six footer, weighing around 190 pounds. He bats left-handed, but throws right-handed. He was born in Maysville, Ky., in 1905.
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