What’s Wrong With the Baseball Hall of Fame?

May 23, 2010 by  

Rogers Hornsby was the greatest of the great second baseman. It isn't even close.

Johnny Evers was a good second baseman for the Chicago Cubs during their glory days, which ended more than 100 years ago.

Comparing Rogers Hornsby to Johnny Evers is analogous to comparing Albert Pujols to Adam LaRoche.

Hornsby was the National League MVP in 1925 and again in 1929. He won the Triple Crown in 1922 and again in 1925.

In 1924, Hornsby batted .424, which is a mark that will never be approached.

From 1920-1925, he was the National League batting champion, and from 1921-1925, his batting average was .402.

Hornsby's .358 lifetime average is second only to that of baseball's greatest player, Ty Cobb...

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