Legends of Baseball

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Most Cy Young awards
Roger Clemons
4 Cy Youngs in a row from 1999 to 2002 with the Arizona Diamondbacks
Randy Johnson
4 Cy Youngs in a row from 1992 to 1995 with the Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves
Greg Maddux
4 Cy Youngs from 1972 to 1982 with the Philadelphia Phillies
Steve Carlton
3 Cy Youngs in 4 years from 1997 to 2000 with the Montreal Expos and Boston Red Sox
Pedro Martinez
3 Cy Youngs in 4 years from 2011 to 2014 with the Los Angeles Dodgers
Clayton Kershaw
3 Cy Youngs in 4 years from 1963 to 1966 with the Los Angeles Dodgers
Sandy Koufax
Highest career batting average of .366
Ty Cobb
Career leader in stolen bases and runs scored
Rickey Henderson
Won 3 MVP awards from 1932 to 1938. Had .364 batting average with 58 homeruns and 169 RBIs in 1932 with the Philadelphia Athletics
Jimmie Foxx
Career saves leader with 652 saves with the New York Yankees
Mariano Rivera
Career pitching wins leader with 511 wins
Cy Young
Career shutouts leader with 110 shutouts along with 417 wins and a 2.17 career ERA
Walter Johnson
Career pitching strikeouts leader with 5714 strikeouts
Nolan Ryan
Career and single season homerun leader with 73 homeruns in a single season and 762 career home runs and a record 7 MVPs
Barry Bonds
Career hits leader with 4256 hits
Pete Rose
Career RBI leader with 2297 RBIs, also hit 755 career homeruns despite never hitting more than 47 homeruns in a single season
Hank Aaron
Played in a record 2,632 consecutive games
Cal Ripken
Had .356 batting average with 56 homeruns and a single season record 191 RBIs in 1930 for the Chicago Cubs
Hack Wilson
Played in 2,130 consecutive games. Had a career .340 batting average with 493 homeruns and 1,995 RBIs
Lou Gehrig
In 1927 had a .356 batting average with 60 homeruns and 165 RBIs to became the first player to hit 60 homeruns in a season
Babe Ruth
Only player to ever have .400+ batting average and 40+ homeruns in a single season when he hit .401 with 42 homeruns in 1922
Roger Hornsby
Had a .406 batting average in 1941. Last player to hit .400 or more in a season
Ted Williams
Had highest batting average since 1941 with a .394 batting average in 1994
Tony Gwynn
Had 3 MVPs from 2005 to 2009 with the St Louis Cardinals
Albert Pujols
First player to hit for triple crown in 45 years in 2012
Miguel Cabrera
Hit record 61 homeruns in 1961
Roger Maris
Hit record 70 homeruns in 1998
Mark McGwire
Hit over 60 homeruns 3 out 4 years from 1998 to 2001
Sammy Sosa
Had a 1.12 ERA with a win loss record of 22 and 9 with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1968
Bob Gibson
In 2015 became third player in MLB history with 2,000 career runs and 2,000 career RBIs
Alex Rodriguez
Had a 1.53 ERA with a win loss record of 24 and 4 with the New York Mets in 1985
Dwight Gooden
Had 3 MVPs from 1956 to 1962 with the New York Yankees
Mickey Mantle
Had 3 MVPs from 1939 to 1947 with the New York Yankees despite having 3 years military service from 1943 to 1945
Joe DiMaggio
Had 3 MVPs from 1943 to 1948 with the St Louis Cardinals
Stan Musial
Only player to win MVP in both leagues
Frank Robinson
Level 73
Aug 14, 2018
It's Rogers Hornsby, and you don't accept it with only the last name as you do for the rest.