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Marcenia Lyle Alberga   aka   Toni Stone, 1954.  1st of 3 women to play in Negro League Baseball with a .243 batting average. Teams: San Francisco Lions 1949,  Black Pelicans 1949,  New Orleans Creoles 1949-1952, Indianapolis Clowns 1953 (Hank Aaron played for this team in 1952), and the Kansas City Monarchs 1953-1954. She retired at the end of the 1954 season to care for her husband.

Marcenia Lyle Alberga aka Toni Stone, of 3 women to play in Negro League Baseball. San Francisco Lions Black Pelicans New Orleans Creoles and Indianapolis Clowns (Hank Aaron played for this team in

This little guy who’s got a batting average of .350! | 23 Animal GIFs That Should Be World Famous

This little guy who's got a batting average of .350!

The purpose of this drill is to improve reaction time and thinking at the plate. Paint several softballs with different bright colors, and place them in a bucket behind the mound. Have someone place one of the balls in the pitcher's glove without letting the batter see the color. The pitcher then calls out a color before pitching the ball. The batter can only swing if the ball matches the color the pitcher called out (and if the pitch is in the strike zone).

Colored Softballs Impoving Batting Average

The purpose of this drill is to see how good a player watches the ball. The pitcher will call a color, and the batter can only swing at if it's the color the pitcher called and in the strike zone. It's a great drill you should try it out.

Best players to debut on the 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot - January 16, 2018.  ORLANDO HUDSON -  More acclaimed for his second base defense than his offense, Hudson won four Gold Gloves and made two All-Star appearances during his 11-year career. He still held his own at the plate with a career .273 batting average and .341 on-base percentage.

Best players to debut on the 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot - January 16, 2018. ORLANDO HUDSON - More acclaimed for his second base defense than his offense, Hudson won four Gold Gloves and made two All-Star appearances during his 11-year career. He still held his own at the plate with a career .273 batting average and .341 on-base percentage.

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2017 Regular Season MLB Baseball Batting Statistics and League Leaders - Major League Baseball - ESPN

Ed Delahanty / was known as one of the game's early power hitters from 1888 to 1903. Delahanty won a batting title, batted over .400 three times, and has the fifth-highest batting average in MLB history (.346). He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1945.  Delahanty died when he was swept over Niagara Falls in 1903. He was apparently kicked off a train by the train's conductor for being drunk and disorderly.

Ed Delahanty / was known as one of the game's early power hitters from 1888 to Delahanty won a batting title, batted over three times, and has the fifth-highest batting average in MLB history He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in

Joe DiMaggio, (L) who was just voted to Baseball's Hall of Fame, passes on a few batting tips to Willie Mays, who's a slugger in his own right. Their meeting occurred at the 32nd Annual dinner of the Baseball Writers at the Waldorf Astoria tonight. Mays, Giant outfielder and last year's NL MVP, won the Scribes' Sid Mercer Award as 'Player of The Year.' His batting average last year was .345. He hit 41 homers and has a slugging average of .667.

Joe DiMaggio, (L) who was just voted to Baseball's Hall of Fame, passes on a few batting tips to Willie Mays, who's a slugger in his own right. Their meeting occurred at the 32nd Annual dinner of the Baseball Writers at the Waldorf Astoria tonight. Mays, Giant outfielder and last year's NL MVP, won the Scribes' Sid Mercer Award as 'Player of The Year.' His batting average last year was .345. He hit 41 homers and has a slugging average of .667.

All-Time Players with the Best Batting Averages  http://mentalitch.com/all-time-players-with-the-best-batting-averages/

In this article we feature baseball players who are all-time leaders in batting averages. A batting average is a baseball statistic (although the term is also

Periodic Table Gets a Hall of Fame Makeover

Periodic Table Gets a Hall of Fame Makeover

On this day, the New York Yankees announced that they purchased Babe Ruth from the Boston Red Sox. Image: Babe Ruth, Library of Congress, 1921

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How to Keep Score in Baseball: How to Calculate Batting Average

One of the most well known Yankees this is Lou Gehrig. He made his debut to the MLB on the Yankees in 1923, and his last appearance was also on the Yankees in 1939. He was nicknamed "The Iron Horse". His batting average was .340. He was voted the best 1st baseman of all time. He died of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or "Lou Gehrigs Disease.

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In 1956 at the age of 24, Mickey Mantle had one of the greatest seasons of any baseball player in Major League Baseball history, by winning the Triple Crown.  Mantle led the majors with a .353 batting average, 52 home runs, and 130 RBI and was the most powerful switch hitter in baseball.  The Triple Crown year was Mantle's greatest season, won three Most Valuable Player awards, led the Yankees to 12 World Series in his 14 seasons, and was a 16 time All-Star.

Giddy Up! The 21 Greatest Moments in New York Yankees History

In 1956 Mickey Mantle won baseball's Triple Crown. leading the majors with a batting average, 52 home runs, and 130 RBI. he also won three MVP awards, led the Yankees to 12 World Series, and was a 16 time All-Star.

On Wednesday, Miguel Cabrera locked up baseball's first Triple Crown in 45 years with a .340 batting average, 44 home runs and 139 RBIs. So ...

April 1961 In his major league debut, Red Sox rookie left fielder Carl Yastrzemski singles off KC’s Ray Herbert in the team’s Opening Day loss at Fenway Park. Yaz will amass hits during his Hall of Fame career with Boston.