Johnny Mize

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Johnny Mize, 1B


Career: 1936-42/1946-53, Cardinals, Giants, Yankees
Fun fact: Holds the MLB record for most three-homer games with six

The Big Cat was a slugging terror at the height of his career, leading the NL in total bases and slugging three straight seasons (1938-40) yet striking out infrequently (just 524 times, against 359 career homers).

After returning from his World War II service, he added two home run titles.

Previous rank: 107