Roger Thorpe Peckinpaugh (1891-1977) was one of the top shortstops in the American League from 1910-1927. Peckinpaugh played for the Indians (1910, 1912), the Yankees (1913-1921) the Senators (1922-1926) and the White Sox (1927). The hard-working shortstop posted a .949 fielding percentage with 3,919 putouts and 6,337 assists during his 17-year career. Roger was the 1924 World Series hero batting .417 with 5 hits including the driving in the wining run in Game 2, helping the Washington Senators capture their first championship title. Peckinpaugh continued his stellar play into the 1925 season hitting .294 with 124 hits, 64 RBI and 13 stolen bases en route to the American League’s Most Valuable Player Award. Roger Peckinpaugh finished his career with a .259 batting average adding 1,876 hits, 1,006 runs, 205 stolen bases and 739 RBI.