Baseball Superstars

Who are these former baseball greats – Answers below

1. This Yankees great won the MVP award in 1939 when he batted .381.

2. His first major league season, this pure-hitter batted .327 in Beantown.  He also was an avid fisherman.

3. This legend won the American League batting crown 12 times, and he ran the bases with reckless abandon.

4. This first baseman had a career batting average .340, doing most of his damage in the 1930s.

5. Second baseman who won back-to-back MVP awards in 1975 and 1976.

6. He used a one-handed catching technique behind the plate, and he was the NL MVP in 1970 and 1972.

7. Lefty hitter who won his first batting title in 1963. He won the Triple Crown in 1967, and his slick eye and batting technique were often compared to the great Ted Williams.

8. This great outfielder joined the Tigers at the age of 18, and he won the batting crown in 1955.

9. Great homerun hitter who batted ahead of Aaron and belted 512 career roundtrippers.

10. Minnesota’s power-hitting third baseman, known as the “Killer”, he walloped 573 career homeruns.

 

 

 

answers – 1. Joe DiMaggio 2. Ted Williams 3. Ty Cobb 4. Lou Gehrig 5. Joe Morgan 6. Johnny Bench 7. Carl Yastrzemski 8. Al Kaline 9. Eddie Mathews 10. Harmon Killebrew

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