Question Answer
What do all of these players have in common?

Name Batting Average Slugging Hits HRs RBI Runs Stolen Bases
Luis Aparicio 0.262 0.343 2,677 83 791 1,335 506
Luke Appling 0.31 0.398 2,749 45 1,116 1,319 179
Dave Bancroft 0.279 0.358 2,004 32 591 1,048 145
Ernie Banks 0.274 0.5 2,583 512 1,636 1,305 50
Lou Boudreau 0.295 0.415 1,779 68 789 861 51
Joe Cronin 0.301 0.468 2,285 170 1,424 1,233 87
George Davis 0.295 0.405 2,660 73 1,435 1,540 615
Travis Jackson 0.291 0.433 1,768 135 929 833 71
Hughie Jennings 0.311 0.406 1,527 18 840 994 359
Barry Larkin 0.295 0.444 2,340 198 960 1,329 379
Pop Lloyd              
Rabbit Maranville 0.258 0.34 2,605 28 884 1,255 291
Pee Wee Reese 0.269 0.377 2,170 126 885 1,338 232
Cal Ripken, Jr. 0.276 0.447 3,184 431 1,695 1,647 36
Phil Rizzuto 0.273 0.355 1,588 38 563 877 149
Joe Sewell 0.312 0.413 2,226 49 1,055 1,141 74
Ozzie Smith 0.262 0.328 2,460 28 793 1,257 580
Joe Tinker 0.262 0.353 1,687 31 782 774 336
Arky Vaughan 0.318 0.453 2,103 96 926 1,173 118
Honus Wagner 0.327 0.466 3,415 101 1,732 1,736 722
Bobby Wallace 0.268 0.358 2,309 34 1,121 1,057 201
John Ward 0.275 0.341 2,104 26 867 1,408 540
Willie Wells              
Robin Yount 0.285 0.43 3,142 251 1,406 1,632 271

1. They were all shortstops.

2. They are all enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

3. They wouldn’t be Hall of Fame Shortstops if it weren’t for:

Daniel Lucius “Doc” Adams!