Curveballs from the baseball diamond

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Last updated: July 15, 2014
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Famously waved a home run fair in Game 6 of the 1975 World Series
Carlton Fisk
Luckiest Man became the first to have his number retired in 1939
Lou Gehrig
First catcher to ever win the major league batting average crown in 2006
Joe Mauer
Hard living owner of the record for career HRs by a switch hitter
Mickey Mantle
Won two MVP titles in Pittsburgh before moving on to the west coast and controversy
Barry Bonds
Always quotable, he has earned a record 10 World Series rings as a player
Yogi Berra
This fixture at 1st base for the Dodgers in the 1970's holds the NL record for consecutive games
Steve Garvey
The last player to bat over .400 for a full season
Ted Williams
Went from being one of the best pitchers to arguably the best hitter ever
Babe Ruth
Best career batting average, and perhaps dirtiest player
Ty Cobb
Charter member of the Hall of Fame class, but better known recently for his baseball card
Honus Wagner
Won MVP titles with the Reds and the Orioles
Frank Robinson
All-Star for the Indians and the first black American Leaguer
Larry Doby
Famously spectacled Bosox outfielder holds the club record for consecutive games hitting streak
Dom DiMaggio
Older brother with a famous hitting streak as well, perhaps his most impressive stat is having 369 career strike-outs and 361 home runs
Joe DiMaggio
Humanitarian who had his 3,000th hit before dying in a plane crash
Roberto Clemente
Older brother of Cy Young winner Jim Perry
Gaylord Perry
Batted over .400 in 1911 while properly shod, but still did not win the batting title
Joe Jackson
The Man who holds most St Louis career hitting records
Stan Musial
Banned from baseball and the Hall of Fame in spite of having the most career hits
Pete Rose
Japanese import who holds the most hits in a single season (262) record
Ichiro Suzuki
This Professor holds the record for most Golden Gloves
Greg Maddux
Dominant southpaw who observed the Jewish Holy Days
Sandy Koufax
Last lefthanded hitter to win the Triple Crown in 1967
Carl Yastrzemski
Level 85
Jul 14, 2014
"Yastrzemski", not "Yazstremski".
Level 90
Jul 15, 2014