I rank Rogers Hornsby a Top 10 Position Player.
I do NOT rank Rogers Hornsby a Top 10 Player.
I rank Rogers Hornsby a Top 5 All-Time Hitter .
I do NOT rank Rogers Hornsby a Top 5 All-Time Hitter
I rank Rogers Hornsby as my #1 Second Baseman.
I do NOT rank Rogers Hornsby as my #1 Second Baseman.
I STILL consider Hornsby the finest RH hitter ever.
I only rank Joe Morgan over Hornsby at 2B.
I only rank Eddie Collins over Hornsby at 2B.
I rank both Collins/Morgan over Hornsby at 2B.
Hornsby was a greater hitter than Gehrig.
Gehrig was a greater hitter than Hornsby.
His mother's name was Mary Dallas Rogers Hornsby.
From the BaseballPage.co.:
"Born in Winters, Texas on April 27, 1896, Rogers Hornsby got his somewhat unusual first name from his mother Mary, whose maiden name was Rogers."
Below: from ESPN.com.
"Hornsby was born April 27, 1896, in Winters, Texas, and was named for his mother, Mary Rogers Hornsby."
Also this from another site:
"Ed Hornsby married Mary Dallas Rogers, from nearby Rogers Hill, in 1882."
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