Overview:Big Dan Brouthers: Baseball's First Great Slugger - Described as ""the Greatest Batsman in the Country"" by sports writers of his era, Dennis ""Big Dan"" Brouthers compiled a .342 batting average, tying with Babe Ruth for ninth place all-time, and slugged 205 triples, eighth all time, in 16 major league seasons. He won five batting and on-base percentage titles, and seven slugging titles, and was the first player to win batting and slugging crowns in successive years. Although he ranked fourth among nineteenth-century home run hitters, many fair balls he hit into the stands or over the fence were counted only as doubles or triples due to local ground rules. Brouthers was extremely difficult to strike out--in 1889, for example, he did so just six times in 565 plate appearances. He was the first player to be walked intentionally on a regular basis. This comprehensive biography of Dan Brouthers examines his life and career from his youth as an apprentice in a print and dye factory to his final years as an attendant at the Polo Grounds. It corrects numerous errors that have crept into earlier accounts of his life, and clarifies his position as one of the greatest hitters ever to play the game.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725644-9780786475605. It was written by the following authors: Roy Kerr. Book Big Dan Brouthers: Baseball's First Great Slugger, which can be read online, published by the company: McFarland & CoInc. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Biography, Sports Books, True Stories. The book was published on 2013-09-30 00:00:00. It has 216 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 318 g. File for download Big Dan Brouthers: Baseball's First Great Slugger has PDF format and is called big-dan-brouthers-baseballs-first-great-slugger.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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