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My All Time Baseball Team

Right Field: Babe Ruth

1914-1935, primarily for the New York Yankees, as well as stints with the Boston Red Sox and Boston Braves

.342 lifetime batting average

714 career home runs

2,214 career runs batted in (rbi’s)

2,873 career hits

94-46 lifetime record as a lefthanded pitcher for Red Sox, with a 2.28 earned run average (ERA)

7-time World Series champion

12-time American League home run leader

5-time American League rbi leader

2-time AL All-Star

1923 AL Most Valuable Player

1924 AL batting champion

Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame as part of its first class in 1936

Led the game in its transition from the dead ball era to one that featured long home runs, earning him unending adulation from fans

Legendary nicknames include “The Bambino” and “The Sultan of Swat”

Ranked by the Sporting News number one on its list of “Baseball’s 100 Greatest Players”

In 1999, was named to baseball’s All Century Team

Honorable Mention: Hank Aaron, Roberto Clemente, Frank Robinson, Mel Ott, Tony Gwynn, Reggie Jackson, Al Kaline, Ichiro Suzuki, Vladimir Guerrero, Dave Winfield, Paul Waner, Tony Oliva, Kiki Cuyler, Sam Crawford, Enos Slaughter, Harry Heilmann, Sam Rice, Chuck Klein

C: Yogi Berra

1B: Lou Gehrig

2B: Rogers Hornsby

SS: Honus Wagner

3B: Mike Schmidt

LF: Ted Williams

CF: Willie Mays

RF: Babe Ruth


Author: Whipped Owl

Writer Musician Historian Sportsman Loner

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