Greatest Second Basemen

Baseball’s Greatest Hitters’ list of the Top 12 Best Hitting Second Baseman of All Time

The Top 12 Best Hitting Second Baseman of All Time seem to spread out evenly over all 7 Eras in Baseball History.
Once again Era 2 (Babe Ruth Era 1921-1935) has the most players. The reasoning for this trend is that during this Era the players’ Home Run and RBI totals increased, while they still maintained their high batting averages.

Baseball’s Greatest Hitters’ Top 12 Best Second Basemen Of All Time – Offensively – List

Hall of Fame * Veterans Committee **
Players in blue are retired and played in the “Steroid Era”

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Rank Player Name Years Played Ranking
1 Rogers Hornsby* 1915-1937 4.600
2 Charlie Gehringer* 1924-1942 4.198
3 Eddie Collins* 1906-1930 4.160
4 Joe Morgan* 1963-1984 4.106
5 Nap Lajoie* 1896-1916 4.123
6 Frankie Frisch* 1919-1937 3.937
7 Rod Carew* 1967-1985 3.793
8 Tony Lazzeri* 1926-1939 3.762
9 Bobby Doerr** 1937-1951 3.760
10 Jackie Robinson* 1947-1956 3.758
11 Jeff Kent 1992-2008 3.736
12 Craig Biggio* 1988-2007 3.631

Compare to other positions:

Greatest Catchers | Greatest 1st Basemen | Greatest 2nd Basemen | Greatest Shortstops| Greatest Third Basemen | Greatest Outfielders

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