Hi everyone, today I’m going to describe the top 10 baseball players (the shining stars, the legends of baseball) of all time.They were the greatest baseball players of the entire history of baseball because they had made remarkable performances in their careers. Now, I am going to explain here one by one,
1. George Herman (Babe Ruth)
At number 1, we have George Herman “Babe” Ruth. He was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935. This New York Yankee is the MLB’s all-time leader in slugging percentage 0.690 and has had 714 home runs which is ranked third of all time.
2. Willie Mays (the Say Hey Kid)
Willie Howard Mays Jr., nicknamed “the Say Hey Kid” and “Buck”, is an American former professional baseball centre fielder. He spent almost all of his 22-season Major League Baseball career playing for the New York/San Francisco Giants before finishing his career with the New York Mets. Willie Mays, this New York giant then New York neck hit 660 home runs including 18 a fellow Hall of Famer Warren stand. Mays is also not double-digit home runs off fellow Hall of Famer Don Drysdale’s 1859 RBIs with the Giants which was only one shy of Mel OTT franchise record.
3. Hank Aaron (Hammer)
Henry Louis Aaron, nicknamed “Hammer” or “Hammerin’ Hank”, was an American professional baseball right fielder who played 23 seasons in Major League Baseball, from 1954 through 1976.
Hank Aaron is at number 3, this Milwaukee Braves then Milwaukee Brewers was baseball’s all-time home run leader from 1974 to 2007 finishing with 750 career home runs. Aaron had 20 or more home runs in 20 consecutive seasons; that’s the most seasons and longest streak of all time.
4. Ted Williams (The Thumper)
Theodore Samuel Williams was an American professional baseball player and manager. He played his entire 19-year Major League Baseball career, primarily as a left fielder, for the Boston Red Sox from 1939 to 1960; his career was interrupted by military service during World War II and the Korean War. Ted Williams had won the Triple Crown and two MVPs, yet neither of his MVPs came in the Triple Crown years nor his famed 4.06 batting average. In 1941, he ranked 1st all-time in on-base percentage at 0.48 to a number reached by only 2 players in a single season in the past 50 years.
5. Barry Bonds (Little Napoleon)
Barry Lamar Bonds is an American former professional baseball left fielder who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball. Bonds was a member of the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1986 to 1992 and the San Francisco Giants from 1993 to 2007. We have Barry Bonds at number 5, this Pittsburgh Pirates fan San Francisco giant is a seven-time MVP. Bonds is the only all-time leader in home runs with 7062. He also had 2558 walks, no other player in MLB history has won more than three MVP awards. Barnes also holds the top two spots in a single season on-base percentage.
6. Mickey Mantle (the Commerce Comet)
Mickey Charles Mantle, nicknamed “the Commerce Comet” and “the Mick”, was an American professional baseball player. Mantle played his entire Major League Baseball career with the New York Yankees as a centre fielder, right fielder, and first baseman. Mickey Mantle, this New York Yankee and 20 time all-star had his best season in 1956 when he won theTriple Crown with a 52 home run 131 RBI and 0.353 batting average. Only three other players have had that high average these are Babe Ruth, Jimmy Fogg and Haque Wilson.
7. Lou Gehrig (the Iron Horse)
At number 7, we have Henry Louis Gehrig, an American professional baseball first baseman who played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees. Gehrig was renowned for his prowess as a hitter and for his durability, which earned him his nickname “the Iron Horse”. Lou Gehrig, the two-time MVP, has the Yankees four RBI record of 1995. He also holds the record of the highest slugging percentage in a World Series; he’s as low as 1.727 in a four-game sweep of the Cardinals in 1928.
8. Ty Cobb (the Georgia Peach)
Tyrus Raymond Cobb, nicknamed “the Georgia Peach”, is at number eight. He was an American Major League Baseball centre fielder. He was born in rural Narrows, Georgia. Cobb spent 22 seasons with the Detroit Tigers, the last six as the team’s player-manager, and finished his career with the Philadelphia Athletics. Ty Cobb is the only player to lead the league in hits eight times. He ranks second all-time in hits, runs and triples as well as fourth in doubles and stolen bases. His 54 steals at home are the most of all time and his 0.367 batting average is also the best ever.
9. Walter Johnson (The Big Train)
Walter Perry Johnson, nicknamed “Barney” and “The Big Train”, was an American professional baseball player and manager. He played his entire 21-year baseball career in Major League Baseball as a right-handed pitcher for the Washington Senators from 1907 to 1927. Walter Johnson, this Washington senator with baseball’s original strikeout King, was the only member of the 3000 strikeout Club for over 50 years. Johnson led the league in strikeouts 12 times, more than Nolan Ryan. His 110 strikeouts are 20 more than any other player in MLB history.
10. Stan Musial (Stan the Man)
Stanley Frank Musial, nicknamed “Stan the Man”, was an American baseball outfielder and first baseman. He spent 22 seasons in Major League Baseball, playing for the St. Louis Cardinals, from 1941 to 1944 and from 1946 to 1963. Stan Musial this st. Louis Cardinal had 3630 career hits which ranks fourth all-time. He also had 1815 hits at home and 1815 on the road. He hit 0.33 six at home which is 10 points better than his road hitting batting average at number nine.
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