Swing Batter Batter! The Greatest Sluggers In MLB History
Part of what makes a great batter is their slugging percentage, which looks at their batting productivity. That percentage is calculated by taking someone’s total bases and dividing it by their total at-bats. Read on to learn about some of the biggest and most prolific sluggers in the history of the MLB.
Joe DiMaggio had a 56-game hitting streak, which is a record that still stands. He had a career slugging percentage of .5788, was a three-time league MVP, and was an All-Star for all of his 13 seasons.
He knocked 2,214 hits, 361 home runs, and 1,537 RBIs. He was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1955.