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Honus Wagner Honus Wagner

Shortstop, IF, Louisville (N); 1897-99; Pittsburgh Pirates 1900-1917 - Pirates Baseball History

One of the best all around baseball players in baseball history

Honus Wagner smashed 651 lifetime doubles, 252 triples, lined 3415 hits and had a career batting average of .327. Honus scored 1736 runs and drove home 1732 runs. Honus Wagner was an excellent fielding shortstop with a quick, strong throwing arm. He led the league in stolen bases five times and had 722 lifetime stolen bases.

In 1900, he batted .381. Wagner led the Pirates to four pennants including three in a row, 1901-1903. Honus Wagner won eight batting crowns, four slugging titles, led the league in doubles eight times, and in extra base hits seven times. This Hall of Famer is ranked by many as the greatest shortstop of all-time.

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