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Greatest Baseball Player Round 2

Posted on: September 14, 2008 8:10 pm
 
Round 2

BYE: Babe Ruth

2. Willie Mays
16.  Alex Rodriguez

3. Ty Cobb
14. Barry Bonds

4. Ted Williams
13. Stan Musail
 
5. Hank Aaron
12. Cy Young

6. Nolan Ryan
11. Walter Johnson

7. Mickey Mantle
10. Joe DiMaggio

8. Honus Wagner
9. Lou Gehrig

Last time to vote is next Sunday at 7:00 PM central time.
Comments

Since: Nov 7, 2006
Posted on: September 21, 2008 7:43 pm
 

Greatest Baseball Player Round 2

15 more minutes to vote until this round closes...I will post the new round a few minutes after 7.



Since: Nov 7, 2006
Posted on: September 18, 2008 5:16 pm
 

Greatest Baseball Player Round 2

Thanks for the votes toor.



Since: Sep 30, 2006
Posted on: September 18, 2008 5:12 pm
 

Greatest Baseball Player Round 2

Forgot to add for Honus Wagner, his 1908 (i believe) season is considered by many to be the best all-around season ever.



Since: Sep 30, 2006
Posted on: September 18, 2008 5:10 pm
 

Greatest Baseball Player Round 2

X marks the spot :)

X 2. Willie Mays - over .300 ba, 660 homeruns, and over 3,000 hits.  The big thing he has that a-rod doesn't is a ring.
16.   - On pace to be the leader in homeruns let alone a lot of other records.  But, on pace doesnt mean he will get there.  Possible he will be the best player ever, but not yet.

X 3. Ty Cobb - A ridiculous 4,191 hits, highest career ba ever .367, record for times stealing home at 54, and also holds 12 batting titles inculding 9 in a row.
14.  - We all know he now holds the record for homeruns.  He was very close to 3,000 hits, and has 514 stolen bases.  But, i believe that small ball number is better then Homerun numbers.  Thus my vote for cobb

4. Ted Williams - Also a crazy number that will most likely never be matched.  .482 career onbase %  Also, a lot of homeruns, and rbis
X 13. Stan Musail - 3,600 hits, decent amount of homeruns.  But the reason he gets my vote over ted is 3 world series champs, and 3 mvps.
 
5. Hank Aaron - A lot of records here, but, just not a good match up for him.  Pitching > hitting.  Record for Total bases, rbis, extra-base hits, and also 17 seasons in a row with 150 or more hits.
X 12. Cy Young - Not only his untouchable record of 511 wins, but also the other records he has.  815 games started, 749 complete games, and 7,354 2/3 innings pitched.  I know they were different times, but he must of had a crazy arm and some how never got hurt throwing on 1 or 2 days rest.

X 6. Nolan Ryan - Going to have to go with the strike-out king.  5,714 K's his era is higher, but then again all pitchers era went up after it seems the 50's. Also broke the 300 win mark and a record 7 No-Hitters. Also randomly his number is retired for 3 teams.
11. Walter Johnson - Impressive 2.17 era and 417 wins.  Johnson won the triple crown three times.  Also in 1913 his era was 1.14 which is unheard of. But like i said before different era.

7. Mickey Mantle - Hardest one I think.  7 time World series champ, 3 time mvp, and triple crown.  Almost .300 career ba, over 500 homeruns, and 1500 rbis.  Just so hard to pick vs the hit steak.
X 10. Joe DiMaggio - 9 time world series champ, 3 times al mvp, and a crazy 56 consecutive hitting streak.  Over .300 career ba, little over 350 homeruns, and over 1500 rbis.  Both are very very good, hard to pick just one.

X 8. Honus Wagner - Some think the best all-around baseball player ever.  A great average, over 3,000 hits and over 1700 rbis. Decent amount of stolen bases.  Plus, his cards is worths tons! lol
9. Lou Gehrig - 6 time world series champ, 2 time al mvp.  Holds a lot of records for a first baseman.  Wonder what the stats would look like if he lived longer.  Wonder what his numbers would be if he didn't hit behind the babe.  He did hit behind the babe right?

 

Hope my vote helps!




Since: Nov 7, 2006
Posted on: September 18, 2008 8:14 am
 

Greatest Baseball Player Round 2

Thanks for the votes usn.



Since: Jun 17, 2008
Posted on: September 18, 2008 1:04 am
 

Greatest Baseball Player Round 2

2. Willie Mays - AROD is overrated and cannot hit in clutch situations. 
16. 

3. Ty Cobb
14.

4. Ted Williams
13. Stan Musail
 
5. Hank Aaron
12. Cy Young

6. Nolan Ryan
11. Walter Johnson

7. Mickey Mantle
10. Joe DiMaggio  56 game hit streak followed by getting robbed of a hit in the 57th game followed by another 17 game hit streak?  I can safely say this record will never, ever be broken.

8. Honus Wagner
9. Lou Gehrig  A damn shame his life was cut short



Since: Nov 7, 2006
Posted on: September 16, 2008 5:52 pm
 

Greatest Baseball Player Round 2

Keep the votes coming guys!



Since: Nov 7, 2006
Posted on: September 16, 2008 5:51 pm
 

Greatest Baseball Player Round 2

Honus Wagner- 11
Lou Gehrig- 7



Since: Nov 7, 2006
Posted on: September 16, 2008 5:51 pm
 

Greatest Baseball Player Round 2

Mickey Mantle- 13
Joe DiMaggio- 5



Since: Nov 7, 2006
Posted on: September 16, 2008 5:50 pm
 

Greatest Baseball Player Round 2

Nolan Ryan- 5
Walter Johnson- 13


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