At 5’4″ and only 140 pounds, Willie Keeler is one of the smallest men to ever play Major League baseball. Being one of the smallest men, it is no surprise that he used the smallest bat in history. His offensive weapon was only 30 inches and weighed only 29 ounces. In 1894, he began a streak of eight seasons with 200 or more hits, which stands to this date, as a feat equaled by only Pete Rose. That same year he went on to hit .371 scoring 165 runs and knocking in another 94. During his 19 years in the majors, with a lifetime batting average of .343, Keeler compiled 2,947 hits. With his induction to the Hall of Fame in 1939, “Wee” Willie Keeler will forever stand tall in Cooperstown.