#3: Ted Williams
When Ted Williams was in the Pacific Coast League Minor League System, a Boston Red Sox talent scout said of Ted Williams, “He stood out like a brown cow in a field of white cows.
That particular scout KNEW greatness when he saw it!
Ted Williams appears on this survey at #3 for very good reason! During his 19 year career with the Boston Red Sox, “The Thumper” was a 19X All Star, 2x AL MVP, a 2X Triple Crown winner, 6X AL Batting Champ, 4X AL Home Run Leader, an MLB Record for On-Base Percentage of .482 (Still #1 to this day!), a lifetime batting average of .344, 2,654 Hits, 1,839 RBIs, and 521 Home Runs! Williams topped all of this with his induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966.