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Lou Brock - Chronology

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1939 Born June 18 in El Dorado, Arkansas
1957 Graduates from Union High School, Mer Rouge, Louisiana
1957 Enters college at Southern University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1958 Becomes member of Southern University baseball team
1959 Represents the United States at the Pan-American Games in Chicago
1961 Signs with the Chicago Cubs, spends one season in the minor leagues
1961 Makes major league debut as a Chicago Cub
1964 Traded to the St. Louis Cardinals
1964 Plays in first World Series, comes away a champion
1967 Smacks 206 hits and 21 home runs to help his team become the divisional champs; advances to World Series and helps team win
1974 Divorces his wife
1974 Sets single-season stolen bases record at 118
1979 Connects for his 3,000th hit
1979 Retires from baseball
1994 Becomes base-running and outfield instructor for St. Louis Cardinals
1995 Marries for third time, this time to Jacqueline Brock
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