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Any player/Any era: Sam Thompson

Posted: 14th October 2010 by Graham Womack in Sam Thompson

What he did: Thompson was a great 19th century hitter, batting above .370 four times, just missing the Triple Crown in 1895, and finishing with a .331 career batting average, good for an eventual spot in the Hall of Fame. He came up this week in a forum on Rob Neyer’s site, Imagine Sports. A […]