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1. Ted Williams, LF

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"The Greatest Hitter Who Ever Lived" owns the highest career batting average (.344) of anyone in the post-1920 "live ball era" and the highest on-base percentage (.482) in baseball history. His No. 9 was the first jersey ever retired by the Red Sox.