Top 100 players of all-time: 70-61

70. Mark McGwire

.394/.588/.415/63.1

Setting the tone for a successful career McGwire hit forty nine home runs in his first season. Earning him the 1987 Rookie Of the Year. In 1998 he broke Roger Maris’ home run record later broken by Barry Bonds. He was a twelve time All-Star and won the Gold Glove once. He piled up 583 home runs.

69. Mordecai Brown

1.07/70.9 %/2.36/56.1

His accident that crippled his hand was used to an advantage. His natural pitch was a sinker ball. He helped lead the Cubs to four pennants in five years.

68. Craig Biggio

.363/.433/.355/65.9

Biggio is the heart and soul of the Houston Astros. He won four Gold Gloves and made the All-Star game seven times. In 1998 he was the second man to hit 50 doubles and steal 50 bases. Biggio was an all-around player. Fielding, hitting, and power. In fact he is the only Astro with 3,000 hits.

67. Manny Ramirez

.411/.591/.419/66.2

Ramirez was a big help bringing Boston their first title since 1918. Mostly known for his outrageous antics and odd behavior, but he probably has the most fun on a baseball diamond. Ramirez is a nine time All-Star and was the 2004 World Series MVP. Manny is known for his great eye and power. He accumulated 527 home runs in his career.

66. Juan Marichal

1.10/74.5 %/3.04/64.0

Marichal had a legendary high leg kick that helped with his his fastball, curveball, slider and screwball. He led the league in fewest walks allowed per nine innings four times. He was a good control pitcher. He was overshadowed by Koufax and Gibson though. He was a nine time All-Star.

65. Fergie Jenkins

1.14/74.1 %/3.28/81.3

Jenkins was never on a playoff team, but still was able to pile up 284 victories. He won twenty games in a year seven times and made three All-Star games.

64. Frank Thomas

.419/.555/.416/75.9

The Big Hurt is one of the best hitters in White Sox history. In seven consecutive seasons Thomas hit .300, scored 100 runs, drove in 100 runs, and walked 100 times. No one else has ever done that. Thomas is a five time All-Star and won two consecutive MVP’s. He has 521 home runs.

63. Robin Yount

.342.430/.344/76.8

Yount spent his whole career with the Brewers. He also won the MVP at two different positions. Yount won the Gold Glove in 1987 and also made three All-Star games.

62. Tony Gwynn

.388/.459/.371/68.5

The Padres greatest player ever helped them to two World Series appearances coming up short in both. Gwynn won eight Batting Titles, and five Gold Gloves. In 1994 he batted .394. He had 3,000 plus hits and fifteen All-Star appearances.

61. Cal Ripken Jr.

.340/.447/.345/89.8

Cal Ripken can be described in many words, but the best is durability. Ripken broke Lou Gehrig’s consecutive game record with 2,131. He hit 431 home runs and had over 3,000 hits. He won two Gold Gloves, two MVP’s, and the 1982 Rookie Of the Year. He also made nineteen All-Star games.

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