Cap Anson pro baseball player to get 3000 hits. Oct 1897 in his final major league game, Cap hits 2 home runs & becomes oldest player at age 45 to hit a home run. Listed as on list of Top 100 Chicago Cubs All Time behind Ernie Banks.
May 1883 - Charles Bender, only American Indian in baseball’s Hall of Fame was born. Chicago White Sox Charles Bender in (Charles M. Conlon/Sporting News) GALLERY: Historic baseball photos by Charles Conlon
Joe Jackson doesn't have a legacy. The life of Shoeless Joe Jackson actually has two legacies. The first is that of a great baseball player, indisputably one of the best hitters to ever play the game. Babe Ruth made no.