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Puig In The Company of Greatness

In the history of MLB there have been only a dozen players with career stats lines of:

  • .300 Batting Average
  • .400 On Base
  • .550 Slugging

Los Angeles Dodgers phenom Yasiel Puig is on this very elite list…

Player            HR   BA  OBP  SLG From
Yasiel  Puig       28 .323 .401 .552 2013
Albert  Pujols    504 .320 .408 .597 2001
Manny  Ramirez    555 .312 .411 .585 1993
Frank  Thomas     521 .301 .419 .555 1990
Larry  Walker     383 .313 .400 .565 1989
Stan  Musial      475 .331 .417 .559 1941
Ted  Williams     521 .344 .482 .634 1939
Hank  Greenberg   331 .313 .412 .605 1930
Jimmie  Foxx      534 .325 .428 .609 1925
Lou  Gehrig       493 .340 .447 .632 1923
Rogers  Hornsby   301 .358 .434 .577 1915
Babe  Ruth        714 .342 .474 .690 1914

Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 5/22/2014.

The Powerful Adam Dunn

Despite the Chicago White Sox slugger Adam Dunn showing a new approach which has, so far, not been successful in 2013 he has already accomplished something incredible.

Most 38 home run seasons by the age of 32, in the history of MLB:

Rk

Yrs

From

To

Age

1

Adam Dunn

8

2004

2012

24-32

2

Alex Rodriguez

8

1998

2007

22-31

3

Ken Griffey

7

1993

2000

23-30

4

Harmon Killebrew

7

1959

1967

23-31

5

Albert Pujols

6

2003

2010

23-30

6

Juan Gonzalez

6

1992

1999

22-29

7

Hank Aaron

6

1957

1966

23-32

8

Babe Ruth

6

1920

1927

25-32