Sir Len Hutton - Captain of England during the Fifth Test Match at the Oval, during the Ashes series against Australia in the heady summer of 1938. Hutton made 364 (caught: Hassett bowled: O'Reilly) - still the highest individual Test score by an English batsman - in England's team total of 903 - 7 (declared). England won the match by an innings and 579 runs.
Kirby Puckett. Minnesota Twins 1984-1995. Twins franchise's all-time leader in career hits, runs, doubles, and total bases. At the time of his retirement, his .318 career batting average was the highest by any right-handed American League batter since
Our condolences to the Musial family. Stan Musial was so important to St. Louis history and Cardinals' history. He spent 22 years playing for the St. Louis Cardinals. He had a lifetime .331 batting average, with 3630 base hits and 475 home runs. This photo is from the Missouri History Museum collections of Stan Musial in Sportsman's Park.
Ted Williams was the Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived. In 1941 Williams finished his 3rd season with the Boston Red Sox with a batting average of .406 and retired in 1960 with a career average of .344. During the last at bat of his career on September 28th, 1960 Williams bid baseball farewell by hitting a home run. He's the only player to bat over .400 in a single season.
5-31-2016: Michigan senior infielder Sierra Romero was named "2016 USA Softball National Collegiate Player of the Year." The award is the most prestigious honor in Division I women’s softball. Romero is the first Wolverine player in program history to earn this honor. The 2016 Big Ten Player of the Year, Romero is in the Top 10 in the USA with a .465 batting average, 19 home runs and a .585 on-base percentage while ranking in the Top 5 in the nation with 77 RBI and a .916 slugging…