Leon 'Goose' Goslin, a 'Hall of Fame' member, was one of the best hitters in major league baseball history. In a career spanning 18-years, he collected a .316 lifetime batting average, lined 2735 hits and drove in 1609 runs. Playing for the old Washington Senators in his first full season, Goose Goslin hit .324, the first of seven straight years of batting over .300. Goslin helped the Senators win their first-ever pennant in 1924 when he led the league with 125 RBIs. He was the batting star in the World Series against the Giants, hitting a two-run homer in a 4-3 win, then in Game 4, Goslin was 4-for-4 with a 3-run home run in a Senators' 7-4 victory. He hit another homer in Game 5. The Senators won the WS in 7 games.
The next year, his hitting helped produce another AL pennant but even though he hit 3 homers in the Series, the Senators lost the Series to the Pirates. Leon Goslin won the AL batting title in 1928 by hitting .379. He was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals in 1930 and hit a career best 37 homers. Goose Goslin hit over .300 nine times in his career, three times hit over .297 and once .288. A line drive hitter, he struck out only 585 times in 8656 at bats. Leon 'Goose' Goslin career: .316 BA, 2735 hits, 2287 games, .387 on-base-pct, hit 500 doubles, 173 Ts, 248 HRs, .500 slg/pct, scored 1483 runs, 1609 RBIs, 949 walks... baseballhistorian.com