Cap Anson – Baseball’s first legend, wore a Mustache

Career statistics
Batting average     .333
Hits     3418
Home runs     97
Runs batted in     2076

 

Anson was baseball’s first superstar. He was famous before Cobb, Young and Ruth. He was the “poster-boy” of the MLB. He was baseball’s first player to collect 3,000 hits, 2000 RBI’s, to have 3 consecutive home runs in a game, to have five home runs in two games, to score six runs in a game and also the first to turn two unassisted double plays in a game.

Anson led the league in RBI’s seven times and also won two batting titles. He also wore one hell of a Mustache.

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