Lewis Robert "Hack" Wilson was born April 26, 1900.

Wilson became one of the premier power hitters in baseball in the 1920s and 1930s. Wilson played 12 seasons, including six with the Chicago Cubs.

His most memorable season came in 1930, when Wilson hit 56 home runs and drove in 191 runs. His National League home run record stood until 1998, and he still holds the MLB single-season RBI record.

He made the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1979.

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