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.
The Mechanical Man. When Ty retired in 1928, he held more than 100 baseball records. His marks for hits, runs, and stolen bases were all surpassed, but he still holds more than 40 records, including the highest batting average, at a remarkable .367 mark.
SIR DONALD BRADMAN ~ R.I.P ~ (27 August 1908 – 25 February 2001) was an Australian cricketer, widely acknowledged as the greatest Test batsman of all time. Bradman's career Test batting average of 99.94 is often cited as the greatest achievement by any sportsman in any major sport.