When most people take a look at the Pirates all-time leaders they recognize the names of almost all of the players, it's a history filled with Hall of Famers who spent most or all of their career with the team from Honus Wagner to the Waner brothers to Roberto Clemente to Willie Stargell with plenty of other recognizable names in between. When the team celebrates players from the past there is one name from the record books that is always missing, an all but forgotten player from the 1890's named Jake Stenzel. All one would have to do is go to the team's all-time leaders in batting average to find his name. A franchise that has been around since 1882, yet there he is in the number one spot on that list, a full 20 points ahead of second place Paul Waner, one of the greatest ...
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