My All Time Baseball Team

Starting Pitcher: Lefty Grove

https://baseballhall.org/hall-of-famers/grove-lefty

1935-1941 for the Philadelphia Athletics and Boston Red Sox

300 career victories

3.06 career earned run average (ERA), which is fifth all time among pitchers who threw at least 1,000 innings

2,266 career strikeouts

2-time World Series champion (1929,1930)

6-time All Star

American League MVP in 1931

2-time pitching Triple Crown winner (victories, ERA, strikeouts)

4-time AL victories leader

9-time AL ERA leader

7-time AL strikeout leader

.680 lifetime winning percentage is eighth all-time, yet none of the seven pitchers ahead of him won more than 236 games

Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 1947

C: Yogi Berra

1B: Lou Gehrig

2B: Rogers Hornsby

SS: Honus Wagner

3B: Mike Schmidt

LF: Ted Williams

CF: Willie Mays

RF: Babe Ruth

SP: Walter Johnson

SP: Christy Mathewson

SP: Warren Spahn

SP: Grover Cleveland Alexander

SP: Lefty Grove

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