Al Simmons was a hitting machine; blasting hits all over the baseball diamond. Simmons was also a great fielder with a powerful throwing arm. Played on the 1929 and 1930 World Champion Philadelphia A's. In 1925, Simmons' second year in the majors he hit .387 with 24 homers and led the league in slugging pct. with .599. In 1927 he batted .392. In 1930, Hall of Famer Al Simmons won the batting title again, hitting .381, scored 152 runs and knocked in 165. In 1931 he hit .390. He knocked in over 100 runs in 12 different seasons. Al Simmons had a .334 lifetime batting average with 2927 hits, crashed 539 doubles, 149 triples, 307 home runs along with 1507 runs scored and had an amazing 1827 RBI's. What a great hitter and excellent fielder; probably one of the best all-around players that ever played the game.
Al Simmons was one of the best all-around right fielders in Baseball History - 1920s-1930s