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02-09-2013, 09:22 AM
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The New York Giants select OF 'Sliding' Billy Hamilton.


  • Inducted into Hall of Fame in 1961
  • 2-time NL batting champion
  • Career .344 average - 7th all-time
  • Led NL in OBP 5 times
  • Career .455 OBP - 4th all-time
  • Led league in stolen bases 5 times
  • 914 career stolen bases - 3rd all-time
  • Led NL in runs scored 4 times
  • 2,164 career runs scored - 27th all-time
  • Top 10 in WAR (position players) 1890-1898, 1900

Hamilton will make for an ideal leadoff hitter.

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