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2 Top 30 Baseball Players of All Time By: Courtney Dohman

3 Babe Ruth 1st in career slugging % with.690 1st in career slugging % with.690 1st in career OPS with st in career OPS with st in career OPS+ with 206 1st in career OPS+ with 206 2nd in career on-base % with.474 2nd in career on-base % with.474 2nd in career RBIs with 2,213 2nd in career RBIs with 2,213 3rd in career home runs with 714 3rd in career home runs with 714 3rd in career bases on balls with 2,062 3rd in career bases on balls with 2,062 4th in career runs with 2,174 4th in career runs with 2,174 6th in career total bases with 5,793 6th in career total bases with 5,793 9th in career batting average with.342 9th in career batting average with.342

4 Willie Mays Center Fielder for Yankees, Giants, and New York Mets. Center Fielder for Yankees, Giants, and New York Mets. Teams: Birmingham Black Barons ( ), New York Giants ( ), San Francisco Giants ( ), New York Mets ( ) Teams: Birmingham Black Barons ( ), New York Giants ( ), San Francisco Giants ( ), New York Mets ( )

5 Ty Cobb Career Highlights: Baseball's all-time leading hitter with a career.367 average. Won 12 batting titles, nine in a row, and hit better than.300 for 23 consecutive seasons Also had 297 triples and 892 stolen bases. His 4,191 career hits is second all-time to Pete Rose.

6 Hank Aaron Career Highlights: Career Highlights: All-time home run leader with 755. He passed Babe Ruth on April 8, 1974 with his 715th homer. All-time home run leader with 755. He passed Babe Ruth on April 8, 1974 with his 715th homer. Elected to the Hall in 1982 in his first year of eligibility on 97.8 percent of the ballots. Elected to the Hall in 1982 in his first year of eligibility on 97.8 percent of the ballots. Won 1957 NL MVP and three Gold Gloves. Won 1957 NL MVP and three Gold Gloves.

7 Walter Johnson Height: 6-1 Height: 6-1 Weight: 200 pounds Weight: 200 pounds Bats: Right Bats: Right Throws: Right Throws: Right Primary position: Pitcher Primary position: Pitcher

8 Ted Williams Vital Statistics: Born: Aug. 30, 1918 in San Diego Died: July 5, 2002 Teams: Boston Red Sox ( ) Inducted into Hall of Fame: 1966

9 Stan Musial Won the World Series three times playing with the Cardinals. 1,951 RBI’S 475 Home Runs Lefty lefty lefty!

10 Lou Gehrig First baseman First baseman Played for New York Yankees Played for New York Yankees Forced to stop playing at 34 when diagnosed with ALS now known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. Forced to stop playing at 34 when diagnosed with ALS now known as Lou Gehrig’s disease. 23 career grand slams 23 career grand slams Won 6 World Series Won 6 World Series

11 Honus Wagner Played for the Louisville Colonels and the Pittsburgh Pirates. Played for the Louisville Colonels and the Pittsburgh Pirates pound shortstop pound shortstop Had 723 stolen bases Had 723 stolen bases Oldest player to hit an outside the park home Oldest player to hit an outside the park home run.

12 Rogers Hornsby Rogers Hornsby Born April 27, 1896 Considered one of the finest right handed hitter of all time. Moved from Shortstop to second base throughout his career in the MLB. 39 Homers 143 RBI’S

13 Mickey Mantle “THE Mick” First baseman and center fielder for the Yankees from First baseman and center fielder for the Yankees from Known as one of the greatest switch hitters of all time Known as one of the greatest switch hitters of all time He holds the record for most World Series home runs. He holds the record for most World Series home runs.

14 Christy Mathewson pound pitcher One of the best pitchers of all time won 373 games lost 188 in 17 seasons Refused to ever pitch on a Sunday, was a very religious man.

15 Greg Maddux Won 4 Cy Young awards, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 Won a World Series in ,371 strikeouts, Has faced 20,421 batters

16 Frank Robinson pound right handed outfielder pound right handed outfielder Holds the record for most home runs on opening day Holds the record for most home runs on opening day Very outspoken about racial problems in the MLB Very outspoken about racial problems in the MLB Won the Triple Crown in 1966 Won the Triple Crown in 1966

17 Grover Cleveland Alexander 2.56 ERA in 20 MLB seasons 2.56 ERA in 20 MLB seasons Led the league in ERA five times Led the league in ERA five times 373 wins tied with Mathewson 373 wins tied with Mathewson Right handed pitcher Right handed pitcher Inducted to Hall of Fame in 1938 Inducted to Hall of Fame in 1938

18 Mike Schmidt Before the Bigs Mike led Ohio to their only College World Series Before the Bigs Mike led Ohio to their only College World Series Selected by Phillies in second round draft Selected by Phillies in second round draft Hit 4 homeruns in one game at Wrigley Field Hit 4 homeruns in one game at Wrigley Field Is the Phillies all time leader in games, at bats, runs, hits, homeruns and RBIS as of 2013 Is the Phillies all time leader in games, at bats, runs, hits, homeruns and RBIS as of 2013

19 Cy Young During his 21 year MLB career he pitched for 5 different teams 511 wins total Elected to hall of fame in 1937 Cy Young award was created to honor upcoming MLB pitchers

20 Jimmie Foxx “THE BEAST” One of the greatest power hitters of his era One of the greatest power hitters of his era Second player to ever hit 500 homers Second player to ever hit 500 homers Won back to back MVPS Won back to back MVPS

21 Lefty Grove In 17 years only lost 141 games and won exactly 300 In 17 years only lost 141 games and won exactly 300 Hard- throwing lefty Hard- throwing lefty Won two World Series Won two World Series Led the AL in strikeouts in the first 7 years of his MLB career Led the AL in strikeouts in the first 7 years of his MLB career

22 Tom Seaver “TOM TERRIFIC” Three time Cy Young winner Three time Cy Young winner 12 time National All Star 12 time National All Star His first season went 16-2 His first season went 16-2 Pitched a no-hitter to St. Louis Pitched a no-hitter to St. Louis

23 Randy Johnson Perhaps the most intimidating pitcher in the major league 6-10 long hair and a mean looking mustache Was known for throwing a 100 mph fastball then following it with a devastating slider Ranked 5 th all time left handed pitcher

24 Tris Speaker Was originally right handed- NOT FOR LONG! Tris fell off a horse breaking his right arm, learned quickly how to bat and throw left handed. Won 3 World Series Hit.345 in his career

25 Mel Ott Played all 20 seasons with the New York Giants One of six players in all time to play more than 20 games with one team At only 5-9 had a lot of power in his swing Finished with 511 homers 1,860 RBIS (Weirdest stance I’ve ever seen)

26 Eddie Collins Had 3,315 hits in his career Lifetime batting average of.333 On short list for best second baseman of all time Was a player on the Black Sox team that threw their World Series

27 Warren Spahn 6 foot 175 pound left handed pitcher Won 363 games National All Star team 17 times Only won one Cy Young award NL record for career home runs

28 Roberto Clemente Won four national league titles Won four national league titles Hit exactly 3,000 pitches for the Pirates Hit exactly 3,000 pitches for the Pirates Died at the age of 38, his plane crashed while delivering relief supplies to earthquake victims Died at the age of 38, his plane crashed while delivering relief supplies to earthquake victims Was elected into the Hall of Fame the very next year Was elected into the Hall of Fame the very next year

29 Joe DiMaggio “JOLTIN JOE!” Batting.323 with 29 homers in his first season Loved by the fans Hit in 61 consecutive games breaking a record Love affair with Marilyn Monroe

30 Napoleon Lajoie Positions: Second Baseman and First Baseman Bats: Right Throws: Right Height: 61 Weight: 195 lb.

31 Rickey Henderson Oakland Athletics, New York Yankees, Athletics, Toronto Blue Jays, Athletics, San Diego Padres, Anaheim Angels, Athletics, New York Mets, Seattle Mariners, Padres, Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers Oakland Athletics, New York Yankees, Athletics, Toronto Blue Jays, Athletics, San Diego Padres, Anaheim Angels, Athletics, New York Mets, Seattle Mariners, Padres, Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers Baseballs all time stolen bases Baseballs all time stolen bases 10 time All Star 10 time All Star Retired as the all time leader in walks Retired as the all time leader in walks.401 on base percentage.401 on base percentage

32 George Brett First player to reach more than 3,000 hits, 300 home runs, 600 doubles, 100 triples, 1,500 RBI and 200 stolen bases. Hit.390 in 1980 with 24 homers and 118 RBI and earned AL MVP honors. 12 time All Star

33 References! Top 100 baseball players in the MLB- League-Players-All-time.htmhttp://baseball.about.com/od/majorleaguehistory/a/Top-100-Major- League-Players-All-time.htm QHv9YGoAw&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAg&biw=1280&bih=895&surl=1#q=mlb+backgrounds&safe=active&surl=1 &tbm=isch&facrc=_&imgdii=ZuRR9NZXMWzRKM%3A%3Bs4sDC6mKa5dznM%3BZuRR9NZXMWzRKM%3A &imgrc=ZuRR9NZXMWzRKM%253A%3BuztXtz3s7sY- pM%3Bhttp%253A%252F%252Fwakpaper.com%252Flarge%252FBaseball_wallpapers_101.jpg%3Bhttp%2 53A%252F%252Fwakpaper.com%252Fid22686%252Fmlb-wallpaper-1024x768-pixel.html%3B1024%3B768 Pk6U4LhMYWHrgGaloHQAw&ved=0CAkQ_AUoAg&biw=1280&bih=852&surl=1#q=braves&safe=active&su rl=1&tbm=isch


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