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 Joe DiMaggio.
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.
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.
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.