Nine to Know: Hall of Fame Slumps

I was curious as to the longest slumps incurred by some of the great of the game (since my slump is moving beyond its 10th season).

Here are nine random Hall of Famers and how even they would sometimes struggle (I’m sure there is a lesson here somewhere).

Nine Slumpers to Know

Babe Ruth

Rk Strk Start End Games AB R SO BB BA Tm
1 1935-04-23 1935-05-12 9 20 3 9 8 .000 BSN
2 1934-06-17 1934-06-23 8 21 1 5 5 .000 NYY
3 1916-08-01 1916-08-19 8 13 0 4 1 .000 BOS
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Ted Williams

Rk Strk Start End Games AB RBI SO BA Tm
1 1960-04-22 1960-05-20 8 7 1 5 .000 BOS
2 1956-04-25 1956-05-02 5 5 0 0 .000 BOS
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Stan Musial

Rk Strk Start End Games AB SO BB BA Tm
1 1963-07-12 1963-07-18 8 12 4 2 .000 STL
2 1963-08-20 1963-08-31 6 12 1 2 .000 STL
3 1960-05-28 1960-06-11 6 6 2 0 .000 STL
4 1959-08-10 1959-08-20 6 10 2 2 .000 STL
5 1958-07-30 1958-08-03 6 17 1 0 .000 STL
6 1958-06-08 1958-06-15 6 17 2 3 .000 STL
7 1947-05-07 1947-05-18 6 20 1 6 .000 STL
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Willie Mays

Rk Strk Start End Games AB R SO BB BA Tm
1 1965-07-22 1965-07-28 7 19 2 0 2 .000 SFG
2 1973-04-14 1973-04-26 6 17 2 6 4 .000 NYM
3 1971-09-12 1971-09-19 6 14 4 8 8 .000 SFG
4 1971-06-20 1971-06-28 6 17 1 6 4 .000 SFG
5 1965-05-30 1965-06-06 6 17 0 3 1 .000 SFG
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Pete Rose

Rk Strk Start End Games AB SO BB BA Tm
1 1983-05-31 1983-06-07 7 20 0 2 .000 PHI
2 1985-10-02 1986-04-30 5 13 3 4 .000 CIN
3 1983-08-27 1983-08-30 5 17 0 0 .000 PHI
4 1982-07-25 1982-07-30 5 18 0 1 .000 PHI
5 1971-05-04 1971-05-08 5 17 3 5 .000 CIN
6 1967-06-11 1967-06-16 5 15 4 1 .000 CIN
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Carl Yastrzemski

Rk Strk Start End Games AB RBI SO BB BA Tm
1 1983-07-19 1983-07-26 7 19 1 2 3 .000 BOS
2 1966-05-27 1966-05-31 6 23 1 3 1 .000 BOS
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Frank Robinson

Rk Strk Start End Games AB R RBI SO BB BA Tm
1 1975-08-27 1976-05-21 8 10 0 0 4 1 .000 CLE
2 1968-07-21 1968-07-26 5 15 2 0 4 5 .000 BAL
3 1968-05-22 1968-06-04 5 9 0 0 4 0 .000 BAL
4 1960-06-17 1960-06-21 5 10 3 2 3 6 .000 CIN
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Roberto Alomar

Rk Strk Start End Games AB SO BB BA Tm
1 2003-04-25 2003-05-01 6 19 2 4 .000 NYM
2 2003-05-27 2003-06-06 5 15 4 1 .000 NYM
3 2000-04-30 2000-05-04 5 19 4 1 .000 CLE
4 1994-07-04 1994-07-08 5 16 4 4 .000 TOR
5 1994-05-03 1994-05-09 5 12 2 1 .000 TOR
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Joe Morgan

Rk Strk Start End Games AB SO BB SB CS BA Tm
1 1983-06-29 1983-07-24 14 34 3 12 1 0 .000 PHI
2 1971-08-24 1971-09-05 11 31 3 11 5 0 .000 HOU
3 1979-07-14 1979-07-24 7 23 2 8 0 0 .000 CIN
4 1974-05-07 1974-05-12 6 16 4 7 1 0 .000 CIN
5 1967-04-19 1967-04-26 6 22 4 4 0 0 .000 HOU
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I’ll do this again, so feel free to suggest some names to be included.