Lou Brock was born on June 18, 1939.
In 1962. his first full season in the majors, Brock established himself as a starter for the Chicago Cubs and had 24 stolen bases.
In 1964, Brock was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals, and helped them win the World Series, beating he Yankees in seven games. The Cardinals won back-to-back pennants in 1967 and 1968, winning the World Series in '67.
Brock had a 12-year stretch where he averaged a robust 65 stolen bases and 99 runs a season.
He amassed 938 steals throughout his career, good for second all-time behind Ricky Henderson. Brock was inducted to the Hall of Fame in 1985, his first year of eligibility.