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Second Base

Second Base players need to be quick on their feet and great at the plate as well. See the Hall of Fame Second Basemen in this section.

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Eddie Collins

John McGraw once said that Eddie Collins was the best ballplayer he'd ever seen. Collins played in 25 seasons, turning in one outstanding season after another for nearly 20 years, and is arguably the greatest second baseman in history.


Frank Grant was both an exceptional hitter and remarkable fielder. Learn about Baseball Hall of Fame batter Frank Grant’s career. See more »

Ryne Sandberg holds the record for most home runs hit by a second baseman, with 282. Learn more about Ryne Sandberg’s records and statistics. See more »

Rod Carew was a master bunter and hitter, winning seven batting titles in his career. Learn about Carew’s statistics and election to the Hall of Fame. See more »

Joe Morgan is the only second baseman in history to win back-to-back MVP awards. See Morgan’s league-best statistics in the Baseball Hall of Fame. See more »

Jackie Robinson was the first man to cross the color barrier, moving from the negro league to the majors. Learn about this historic Hall of Famer. See more »

Red Schoendienst, together with Marty Marion, formed one of baseball's best double-play team-ups. Learn about this Hall of Fame second baseman. See more »

Nellie Fox was a well-rounded player who brought skill to all aspects of his game. Learn more about this Hall of Fame second baseman. See more »

Bill Mazeroski is best known for hitting the most important home run in Pirates history. Get statistics on this Hall of Fame second baseman. See more »

In 1935, Billy collected 57 doubles, a record for National League second basemen. Read about this Hall of Fame second baseman and see his statistics. See more »

In 1925, Tony Lazzeri became the first player to belt 60 home runs in a season. Read about this Hall of Fame second baseman and see his statistics. See more »