A left fielder in Baseball is a fielder who is positioned in the left field for defense. Left Fielder is assigned number 7 in the numbering system used to record defensive plays. Let’s have a look at the Top 5 Greatest Left-Fielders of All Time.
1) Barry Bonds– Barry Lamar Bonds is a Professional Baseball player born on July 24, 1964 in California. Barry Played as a Left Fielder and is considered as one of the greatest Players. He was named 14 times All Star, 7 Times NL MVP and 8 Golden Glove Awards. Barry started his career with Pittsburgh Pirates and retired for San Francisco Giants.
2) Stan Musial– Stanley Frank Musial is one of the greatest Left- Fielder and is regarded as one of the greatest Baseball Players. He was born on November 21, 1920 in Pennsylvania and played as an Outfielder and First Baseman. He won the World Series Championship Thrice and was the All Star for 24 times. He played for St. Louis Cardinals. He was inducted in the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1969. Stan passed away on January 19, 2013 in Missouri.
3) Ted Williams– Theodore Samuel Williams was a professional Baseball Player born on August 30, 1918 in California, United States. Ted played as Left Fielder for Boston Red Sox and is considered as one of the greatest players. He won AL MVP and Triple Crown twice and was 18 times all Star. He was 6 times AL Batting Champion and 4 times AL home run leader. Ted died on July 5, 2002 in Florida.
4) Rickey Henderson– Rickey Nelson Henley Henderson is a retired professional Baseball Player born on December 25, 1958 in Illinois. He was nicknamed as ‘Man of Steal’ and was a left Fielder. He played for many teams in MLB, he started with Oakland Athletics and retired with Los Angeles Dodgers. In this period, he was awarded with 2 World Series Championship, 10 times All Star and Golden Glove Award in 1981. He was inducted in Baseball Hall Of Fame in 2009.
5) Carl Yastrzemski– Carl Michael Yastrzemski is a former Baseball Player who played as Left Fielder and First Baseman for Boston Red Sox. He was born on August 22, 1939 in New York. He was 18 times All Star, 7 Time Golden Glove Award, Triple Crown and AL MVP in 1967. He was inducted in Baseball Hall Of Fame in 1989.