The Era breakdown for the 12 Greatest Third Baseman – offensively – of all time is as follows:
- Dead Ball Era – 1
- Babe Ruth Era – 1
- Baseball During World War II – 1
- Baseball 1950s – mid 60s –2
- Pitching Era – 2
- Last Clean Era – 2
- Steroid Era Pt. 1 – 1
- Steroid Era Pt. 2 – 2 When reviewing the 12 Greatest 3rd Baseman of all time, we notice that the best third basemen hitters are spread evenly over the 8 Eras in Baseball History.
We also notice, surprisingly, that the two greatest hitting third baseman – Mike Schmidt and George Brett – played during a time when we saw the only decrease in Home Runs hit in baseball history.
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 players.
|Rank||Player Name||Years Played||Ranking|
|3||Chipper Jones *||1993-2012||4.011|
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