I missed seeing him play by a couple of years, but everyone I know who did see him said that he compared favorably with Berra. And with Jackie, one of the iconic Dodgers who never went west.
A class act, too. I’ll be buying the book.
Comment by ursus arctos — January 7, 2011 @ 10:30 pm
there seem to be a couple of typos in the leader boards there. almost all of the wOBAs seem too low. Williams in particular is definitely wrong, he only had one season with a sub .400 wOBA, and it was in 1959.
maybe the “make it look like OBP” adjustment was left out?
Comment by williams .482 — January 8, 2011 @ 12:04 pm