Essay about Best Baseball Player from 1910-1920
There are many great players that played during this era; however, there can only be one great from 1910 to 1920. Many people know the main stars, but there are other great not as well known players from this era too. There are about eight players that totally …show more content…
Those were two great pitchers, but Walter Johnson is one of the greatest pitchers of all time. He was frequently striking out great sluggers with his overpowering fastball. Each season from his rookie year till his last year he was the best. He threw a no-hitter, was a two time AL MVP and he also won a World Series. Johnson had two thirty win seasons and twelve twenty win seasons. After all those achievements he still has more! He finished his career with 417 wins and ERA of 2.17 and 3508 strikeouts.
Looking at all these amazing accomplishments we can tell who the pitching great of this decade was. Wood and Walsh did great but Walter Johnson dominated. Johnson is the greatest pitcher from 1910 to 1920. Numbers don’t lie.
Honus Wagner had a great career but he is most known for the rarest baseball card. He had many accomplishments, like winning the World Series in 1909 and Being National League Champion from 1901 to 1902. He batted .327 in his career and had 3415 hits. He was a great ball player getting on base 39 percent of the time. Overall Wagner