Barone, Drexel and Harris
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My Top Baseball Teams of All Time - (In no particular order) Part one
My Top Baseball Teams of All Time
(In no particular order) Part one
1902 Pittsburgh Pirates
Record of 103 Wins and 36 Losses
Won the Pennant by 27.5 games
Scored 775 runs and allowed 440 runs
Five pitchers with 15 wins and era
|Some Astounding Baseball Statistics.
Some Astounding Baseball Statistics.
Ty Cobb His lifetime batting average of .367 is awesome. It is
downright baffling. Year after year of hitting over .300. His
first year was the only year he hit less than .300 Nine years
batting .380 or higher. Including and after age 40 he batted
.343 When he finished the year he turned 22 he had 765 hits
Lou Gehrig Knocking in over 150 runs in a year seven times.
Rogers Hornsby Hitting over .400 for a five year period. From
1921 to 1925 he hit .401 He even batted .424 in 1924
Cy Young Winning 511 games or Losing 316 times or having 815
complete games. Or pitching 7354 innings in his career. Imagine
if he had a reliable bull pen.
Barry Bonds 232 walks in 2002 with 120 of them being intentional
base on balls. Maybe the opposition was nervous about pitching
to him. He also has 604 lifetime intentional walks. Hank Aaron
is number two with 293 intentional walks.
Hank Aaron 755 home runs in his career He never hit 50 in a
season. 6856 total bases Stan Musial is number two with 6134
total bases 1477 extra base hits - # one rank This is 100 more
extra base hits than # 2 - Stan Musial
Alex Rodriguez From 1998 to 2003 (six seasons) 281 home runs -
average 46.8 home runs per year 762 RBIs - average 127 per year
1100 hits - average 183 per year Plus every year he had at least
Jimmy Foxx 13 straight years of at least 100 RBIs Four years
with at least 150 RBIs
Bob Gibson 1968 season 1.12 ERA, 13 shutouts 4 wild pitches, 28
Walter Johnson 110 career shutouts 11 years of at least 290
Warren Spahn Won 21 games eight times He had a total of eight
wins by the time he turned 25 years of age. He wins 62 games
from age 40 to age 42.
Babe Ruth In 1920 and again in 1927 He hit more home runs than
every team in the American League.
Mel Ott In the year he reached his 22nd birthday Up to and
including age 22 He had the most runs - 463 Home runs - 115
Total bases - 1233 RBIs - 485 Bases on Balls - 362 Times on Base
- 1089 Extra base hits - 266 Of any 22 year old Major Leaguer I
guess Mel got an early start.
I am sure there are some more astounding years These
accomplishments are a few of my top productions in baseball
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