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The Top Ten Greatest MLB Hitters of All Time

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10.) Ichiro Suzuki

  • Ichiro Suzuki played for the Orix Blue Wave, the Seattle Mariners, the New York Yankees, and the Miami Marlins.
  • American League MVP (2001)
  • 2 Time American League Batting Champion (2001, 2004)
  • Career MLB Batting Statistics

9.) Wade Boggs

  • Wade Boggs played for the Boston Red Sox, the New York Yankees, and the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
  • World Series Champion (1996)
  • 5 Time American League Batting Champion (1983, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988)
  • Career MLB Batting Statistics

8.) Honus Wagner

  • Honus Wagner played for the Louisville Colonels and the Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • World Series Champion (1909)
  • 5 Time National League RBI Leader (1901, 1902, 1908, 1909, 1912)
  • Career MLB Batting Statistics

7.) Shoeless Joe Jackson

  • Shoeless Joe Jackson played for the Philadelphia Athletics, the Cleveland Naps / Cleveland Indians, and the Chicago White Sox.
  • World Series Champion (1917)
  • Career MLB Batting Average of .356
  • Career MLB Batting Statistics

6.) Rod Carew

  • Rod Carew played for the Minnesota Twins and the California Angels.
  • American League MVP (1977)
  • Roberto Clemente Award (1977)
  • Career MLB Batting Statistics

5.) Tony Gwynn

  • Tony Gwynn played for the San Diego Padres from 1982 to 2001.
  • 8 Time National League Batting Champion (1984, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997)
  • 7 Time Silver Slugger Award Winner (1984, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1994, 1995, 1997)
  • Career MLB Batting Statistics

4.) Stan Musial

  • Stan Musial played for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1941 to 1944 and 1946 to 1963.
  • 3 Time World Series Champion (1942, 1944, 1946)
  • 3 Time National League MVP (1943, 1946, 1948)
  • Career MLB Batting Statistics

3.) Rogers Hornsby

  • Roger Hornsby played for the St. Louis Cardinals, the New York Giants, the Boston Braves, the Chicago Cubs, and the St. Louis Browns.
  • World Series Champion (1926)
  • 2 Time Triple Crown (1922, 1925)
  • Career MLB Batting Statistics

2.) Ty Cobb

  • Ty Cobb played for the Detroit Tigers and the Philadelphia Athletics.
  • American League MVP (1911)
  • 12 Time American League Batting Champion (1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1917, 1918, 1919)
  • Career MLB Batting Statistics

1.) Ted Williams

  • Ted Williams played for the Boston Red Sox from 1939 to 1942 and from 1946 to 1960.
  • 2 Time American League MVP (1946, 1949)
  • 2 Time Triple Crown (1942, 1947)
  • Career MLB Batting Statistics

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