Elmer Flick

Elmer FlickAt one point, prior to Cobb’s first batting title in 1907, the Detroit Tigers offered their young outfielderto Cleveland straight-up for Flick, but Cleveland refused. Detroit was not sure the high-strung Cobb would ever settle down and fit in with his teammates. Of course, it proved to be a wonderful _non-deal” for the Tigers.

Highest OPS, 1900-1909
Honus Wagner … 925
Napolean Lajoie … 876
Mike Donlin … 865
Elmer Flick … 829
Wahoo Sam Crawford … 802

(Minimum 3,000 at-bats)