Baseball Ratings: The All-Time Best Players at Each Position, 1876 to the Present

Baseball Ratings: The All-Time Best Players at Each Position, 1876 to the Present

by Charles F. Faber

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780786434145
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 02/13/2008
Pages: 301
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

The late Charles F. Faber wrote numerous books on educational administration, school law, baseball and other topics. He was a retired university professor and lived in Lexington, Kentucky.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



Acknowledgments v

Preface 1



1. HITTERS 5

Season Records 6

Career Ratings 6

Extended Careers 7

Points Per Season 9

Leading Hitters by 9

Leading Hitters by Career 17



2. FIELDERS 39

Season Ratings 40

Career Ratings 40

Leading Fielders by Year 41

Leading Fielders by Career 94



3. PLAYERS (HITTING AND FIELDING) 105

Player of the Year by Position 106

Player of the Year 155

Career Rankings of Players 161



4. STARTING PITCHERS 212

Leading Pitchers by Year 214

Leading Pitchers by Career 221

Career Rankings of Top 200 Starting Pitchers 227

Career Ratings of All Eligible Starting Pitchers (Listed Alphabetically) 234



5. CLOSERS 253

Leading Closers by Year 254

Career Rankings of Closers 258



6. MIDDLE RELIEVERS 264

Leading Middle Relievers by Year 265

Leading Middle Relievers by Career 268



Appendices 273

A. Most Underrated Players 273

B. Most Overrated Players 274

C. Right-Handers and Left-Handers 275

D. Multi-Position Players 276

Index 277

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