Earl Averill, Jr., the batter who reached base 17 straight times

According to the Seattle Times, Earl Averill Jr., a seven-year major league veteran, died last Wednesday in Tacoma. He was 83. Unlike Jackie Bradley, Averill’s “Junior” is well deserved to be noted when speaking about him in a major league environment. Averill, the senior, was a Hall of Fame centerfielder who was inducted into the […]

Legends of the Game: Team by team career overall bases leaders

Lee Sinins is the creator of the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, the most powerful baseball encyclopedia on the market. All stats in the ATM reports are generated from the Complete Baseball Encyclopedia, unless explictly stated otherwise. FRAA, since 1950, comes from Baseball Prospectus. Lee can be followed on twitter @ATMreports. Today’s Legends of the Game are […]