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Left Field

T Williams

Most baseball teams have their best offensive players playing an outfield position. Some of the game’s greatest hitters have occupied left field. 

Left fielders traditionally are not as good defensively as their teammates in center and right.  The position does not require the speed of a center fielder nor the strong arm that right field demands.  Yet some ball fields with unique features, such as Fenway Park and its Green Monster wall, demand agile left fielders.

The Best at Left: Ted Williams, Barry Bonds, Stan Musial, Pete Rose
Carl Yaztremski

The Best of the Rest:  Joe Jackson, Rickey Henderson

B Bonds

S Musial

P Rose C Yaztremski
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