Inducted in 1954, Ted Williams, generally regarded as the greatest hitter in baseball history, batted .406 in 1941, the last major leaguer to hit .400.
He batted .344 with 521 home runs in 19 seasons with the Boston Red Sox, despite missing five seasons as a Marine fighter pilot during World War II and the Korean War.
Williams career on-base percentage of .483 is tops in baseball history and his .634 slugging percentage is second only to Babe Ruth. A six time American League batting champion, 18 time All-Star and two time Most Valuable Player, he later became a big league manager.
A Hoover High School graduate and original Pacific Coast League Padre in 1936, he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966.