All-Decade Team 1930s NL

Continuing with our all-decade teams, today we are taking a look at the NL 1930's squad.  The 1930's was not particularly kind to pitchers.  In fact, there were only two decades that were worse for pitchers (the 2000's and the 1890's) so it is not surprising that the 1930's NL squad is chock full of hall of famer hitters.  Not nearly as potent as the AL 1930's team, the 1930's NL squad does boast some of the most underappreciated and overlooked players of all-time.  Mel Ott, Carl Hubbell, Paul Waner, Gabby Hartnett and Joe Medwick might not be household names but they certainly belong in the discussion when ranking the greatest of all-time at their respective positions.  Speaking of overlooked, Arky Vaughan might be one of the most underappreciated players of all-time.  We're working on an in-depth player profile for Vaughan but consider this - his career batting average (.318) on-base percentage (.406) and slugging percentages (.453) are all better than both Derek Jeter and Cal Ripken, Jr.  The pitching staff might have a tough time matching up with other decades but Hubbell provides a solid ace and Dean was really good before his arm fell off.  Here's our list... enjoy.

C - Gabby Hartnett
1B - Bill Terry
2B - Billy Herman
SS - Arky Vaughan
3B - Pie Traynor
IF - Dolph Camilli
OF - Mel Ott
OF - Paul Waner
OF - Joe Medwick
OF - Chuck Klein
SP - Carl Hubbell
SP - Dizzy Dean
SP - Lon Warneke
SP - Paul Derringer
RP - Dick Coffman


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