Baseballs Greatest Hitters of All Time

THE TOP 12 BEST HITTING SHORTSTOPS

Baseball's Greatest Hitters' list of the 12 Best Hitting Shortstops of All Time

The Era breakdown for the 12 Best Hitting Shortstops of All Time is as follows:

We are currently beginning to see a trend among the Best Hitting Shortstops.

Over the past 30 years, there has been a great increase in the numbers put up by Shortstops. We began to see this increase in Era 6 The Last Clean Era and it continues to increase with 3 active players currently on the list of the Top 12 Best Hitting Shortstops. We believe the increase of statistics is not a steroid issue, but rather an offensive change at this position.

Baseball's Greatest Hitters' Top 12 Best Hitting Shortstops Of All Time List

Hall of Fame * Veterans Committee **
Players in blue are retired and played in the "Steroid Era"
Players in red are active.
  


 


 RANK  PLAYERSNAME                     YEARSPLAYED  RATING 
 1  HONUS WAGNER *  1897 -1917  4.473
 2  ALEX RODRIGUEZ  1994 -ACTIVE  4.467
 3  DEREK JETER  1995 -2014  3.950
 4  JOE CRONIN *  1926 -1945  3.947
 5  ERNIE BANKS *  1953 -1971  3.882
 6  CAL RIPKEN *  1981 -2001  3.881
 7  ROBIN YOUNT *  1974 -1993  3.808
 8  ARKY VAUGHN **  1932 -1948  3.754
 9  JOE SEWELL **  1920 -1933  3.728
 10  VERN STEPHENS  1941 -1955  3.689
 11  LUKE APPLING *  1930 -1950  3.680
 12  NOMAR GARCIAPARRA  1996 -2009  3.579
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