My All-Time Baseball Team

Left Field: Ted Williams

https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0931775/

1939-1960, all for the Boston Red Sox

Considered by many the greatest hitter of all time

.344 career batting average

521 career home runs

1,839 career runs batted in (rbi’s)

19-time all star

2-time American League MVP

2-time American League Triple Crown winner (batting average, home runs, rbi’s)

6-time AL batting champion

4-time AL home run leader

Last player to hit .400 (.406 in 1941)

MLB record .482 on base percentage

Served two tours of duty in the military (World War 2 and Korean War) and lost 5 years of playing time during his prime

Inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966

Hall of Fame speech called for the recognition and inclusion of African American players

Honorable Mention: Stan Musial, Cart Yastrzemski, Barry Bonds, Rickey Henderson, Al Simmons, Ralph Kiner, Billy Williams, Jim Rice, Lou Brock, Charlie Keller, Joe Medwick, Goose Goslin, Fred Clarke, Ed Delahanty, Frank Howard, Tim Raines, Willie Stargell,

Catcher: Yogi Berra

First Base: Lou Gehrig

Second Base: Rogers Hornsby

Shortstop: Honus Wagner

Third Base: Mike Schmidt

Left Field: Ted Williams

Author: Whipped Owl

Writer Musician Historian Sportsman Loner

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