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My All-Time Baseball Team

Second Base: Rogers Hornsby

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1915-1937 primarily for the St. Louis Cardinals, with stints playing for the New York Giants, Boston Braves, Chicago Cubs, and St. Louis Browns

Considered by many as the greatest right-handed hitter of all time

Lifetime batting average of .358 is third all-time behind Ty Cobb (.366) and Oscar Charleston (.364)

7 batting titles, exceeded only by Cobb, Tony Gwynn, and Honus Wagner

2 time NL home run leader

4 time NL runs batted in (rbi) leader

Led NL in slugging percentage a record nine times

2 time NL MVP

2 time triple crown winner

Led NL in batting average, home runs, and runs batted in (rbi) for the 1920’s (only Wagner, Ted Williams, and Albert Pujols have led an entire decade in all three triple crown statistics)

Led NL in batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, and total bases every year from 1920 to 1925

Manages several major league and minor league teams, often as a player/manager

In your face personality, sour disposition, and gambling problems all led to his wearing out his welcome with numerous teams

World champion with St. Louis Cardinals in 1926

Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 1942

Honorable Mention: Nap Lajoie, Eddie Collins, Charlie Gehringer, Tony Lazzeri, Rod Carew, Jackie Robinson, Joe Morgan, Ryne Sandberg, Roberto Alomar, Frankie Frisch, Craig Biggio

Catcher: Yogi Berra

First Base: Lou Gehrig

Second Base: Rogers Hornsby

Author: Whipped Owl

Writer Musician Historian Sportsman Loner

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