100 Most Dominant Hitters in MLB History

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100 Most Dominant Hitters in MLB History
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In the game of baseball, one swing of a bat can change the course of a game.

For every dominant pitcher, there is a batter out there who has his number. Throughout the history of baseball, there have been numerous hitters who have had the ability to influence the course of a game.

From the early days of the sport, watching a natural hitter has been a mesmerizing experience.

No, it's not all about home runs. In fact, home runs are merely an added bonus in terms of great hitting. A great hitter affords his team the opportunity to win a game. He gets on base and drives in runs.

Pitchers will intentionally walk a great hitter, much like throwing in the towel in a classic boxing match.

This is a list of those hitters. The Rocky Marcianos of baseball. Men who owned the batter's box and helped to transform the greatest game into an unparalleled game of strategy and skill.

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