Gossage pitched in a different era where he averaged almost two innings of work per outing. His greatest achievement was capturing the very wealthy Panama City with thirty ships and 1,200 men, acquiring his largest plunder yet. Along the way, Aaron expressed no more agitation than a man brushing aside a housefly. Cobb won 12 batting titles, including nine in a row at one point, to define hitting for the first half of the 20th century. If not for a tragic injury in the 1992-93 playoffs, Stevens would more than likely be higher on the list of all-time Penguins greats. And it wouldn't surprise me if one of the reasons people voted the way they did had nothing to do with how good this man was at baseball.
He was the first player in franchise history to eclipse the 50-goal plateau and also the first player in franchise history to reach 100 points in a season. He finished his career with 1,173 strikeouts versus only 286 walks in 1,283 innings pitched. These companies may use information not including your name, address, email address or telephone number about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. In Game 1 of the 1991-92 Stanley Cup Finals against the Chicago Blackhawks, Jagr scored an unbelievable goal when he dangled all five Blackhawks and slid a backhand under Ed Belfour. There is no question that he was the best player to ever throw on a black and gold sweater aside from Lemieux. After he turned to piracy, the Frenchman was known for the viciousness he showed to his vanquished, as well as his success in raiding many towns he was one of the most successful pirates on land attacks and capturing many ships. However, Mantle did so in 51 fewer at-bats and did all of his damage in the World Series.
She lived out her 69 years in charge of a casino and brothel with her husband. While pirates and privateers were technically different, the line between them was often blurred, and what one country would call an honorable privateer, another would call a bloodthirsty pirate. Amazingly, Aaron never surpassed 47 homers in a season. He averaged 224 hits per year for his first 10 seasons and had a cumulative batting average of. Musial spent his whole life being way too underrated and far too overlooked.
It was Barry Lamar Bonds, of course, with 99. More than 300 innings in every one of those years. Special thanks to our users jwiking62, Daniel Fong and Ditmas148 for submitting the idea on our Interactive Suggestion Tool at Check out the voting page here, Want a WatchMojo cup, mug, t-shirts, pen, sticker and even a water bottle? One player, in particular, has really done well and has set a record. For their first few years, they were called the Pittsburgh Alleghenys. Anne Bonny Irish, 1700-1782 Having traveled to the New World with her family, Anne fell in love and married a poor sailor named James Bonny. He went deep in three straight All-Star Games. And, frankly, nothing has changed since the last time you checked any compilation of the 10 The Top 10 Pirates of all time.
By then he had long since warn out his welcome with the Pirates and especially manager Fred Clarke, who released him after the year; sold to St. Throw in some psychotic facial features and the ability to get hitters out to clean up another pitcher's mess and it all adds up to make many of these pitchers downright intimidating. Nevertheless, he hit at least 13 home runs in every season of his career from age 19 to 36, and he was one of the best players in the history of the sport's most successful franchise. Appropriately nicknamed Warrior, Friend was one of many Pirates stars from the 1960s who was forced to grow up fast in the 1950s on some terrible, inexperienced teams at Forbes Field. Cease ranked lowest among them at No. She joined his crew whilst acting and dressing like a man including drinking and fighting profusely.
The Pirates, who went on to lose the series five games to three, were only able to make it look respectable because of Phillippe, who essentially became a one-man rotation by starting five games in a 13-day stretch—going the distance in all of them—and being the pitcher of record in all three Pirates wins. I'll give you a moment to digest that. You can withdraw consent at any time. We think moral integrity counts for something. All of our employees, agents and partners are committed to keeping your data confidential. Legal Disclaimer Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on any of our sites.
And since this is about hitting, we don't care if a player was terrible defensively or primarily a designated hitter. Willie Mays Does this even need explaining? He's the only member of the 600 Home Run, 300 Steal, 3,200 Hit Club. Ty Cobb: Does Cobb get a pass on the ethics and morality spectrum? The only logical answer: Kiner. The following list includes the ten players that I consider to be the best in team history. Because they are names you were taught early and grew up with, have lived with, shared holidays and picnics with, celebrated and cried with, have known forever. He was appointed to the rank of colonel and spent the rest of his life aiding the Chinese government in capturing other pirates.