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Honus Wagner

Awards And Accomplishments

1896 Batted .348 for Paterson (NJ) in Atlantic League
1897 Compiled batting average of .338 during his first season in the major leagues
1898 First of eight National League batting championships with .381 average
1901 Led National League in doubles and runs batted in
1903 Led Pirates to National League championship with .355 batting average
1904-11 Acclaimed best player in the National League
1907 Batting average of .350 tops league average by 107 points
1909 Pirates win World Series over the Detroit Tigers
1917 Retired from Pirates with all-time records for games, at-bats, hits, runs, stolen bases, and total bases
1936 Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame

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Famous Sports StarsBaseballHonus Wagner Biography - Born In Western Pennsylvania, Breaks Into Major Leagues, Retires From The Pirates In 1917, Chronology