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Emory Elmo Rigney

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Topper Rigney played shortstop for six years in the major leagues. He drew walks well, hit triples, stole some bases, and hit lots of sacrifice hits. The similarity scores method comes up with a surprise comparision as the most similar player to Rigney - David Eckstein, a current player. Eckstein, however, doesn't draw nearly as many walks.

His highest batting average was .315 in 1923, a year when his teammate Harry Heilmann hit .403.

His main teammates included Harry Heilmann (1670) and Ty Cobb (1488).

He was at Texas A&M University at the same time as Rip Collins.

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