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Third Base players have to be great fielders since most hits are directed toward this position. See which magic gloves graced the third base position in the Hall of Fame.

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Pie Traynor

Pie Traynor spent all of his 18 years in professional baseball with the Pittsburgh Pirates. While he may have been overrated with the glove, he was still an excellent third baseman. Find statistics for this Hall of Fame player.


Jud Wilson

Jud Wilson was a fearsome line-drive hitter who proved to be an asset to any team. Learn more about Jud Wilson’s notorious nature and statistics. See more »

Mike Schmidt

Mike Schmidt might be the best all-around third baseman to ever play baseball. Learn about Schmidt’s 18-year Hall of Fame career with the Phillies. See more »

George Brett

George Brett is regarded as the greatest player in Kansas City Royals history. See Brett’s Hall of Fame statistics for hits, homers, and stolen bases. See more »

Wade Boggs

Wade Boggs holds a career .328 batting average, the highest of the last fifty years. Learn about Wade Boggs’s career and record statistics. See more »

George Kell

George Kell revolutionized the role of third baseman. Learn more about this Hall of Fame third-sacker, complete with stats. See more »

Eddie Mathews

Eddie Mathews teamed with Hank Aaron to produce an unstoppable duo in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Learn about this Hall of Fame infielder. See more »

Brooks Robinson

Brooks Robinson held almost every major fielding record when he retired in 1977. Learn about Brooks Robinson's accurate arm and see his statistics. See more »

Ray Dandridge

Ray Dandridge, a high-average hitter, batted .362 at age 36 in the American Association. Learn more about this Baseball Hall of Fame third baseman. See more »

Home Run Baker

Frank 'Home Run' Baker was one of the hitting stars of the early 1900s. Find out more about this Hall of Fame third baseman and see his statistics. See more »

Fred Lindstrom

Fred Lindstrom became the youngest starter in World Series history. Learn about this Hall of Fame infield and outfielder, and see his statistics. See more »