The accuracy of Baseballs Greatest Hitters' stat formula
When we view the era breakdown of these great 150 hitters, we get to see the accuracy of our statistical formula. The numbers are slightly higher in era 2. The reason for the higher number of players in era 2 is the result of high batting averages as well as increased home run production. As for the rest of the breakdown, historically it is our belief every era in baseball history has its share of great hitters.
Top hitters sorted by position
When we view the position break down of these 150 top hitters, there are no surprises here. The dominant hitters in baseball history have been Outfielders and First Baseman. In this time frame, Catchers and Short Stops are not high on the list, while Third Baseman and Second Baseman fair slightly better.
Baseballs Greatest Hitters' 150 Top Hitters List- Pre 1990