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Tue Feb 13, 2018, 04:38 PM

In 1949 Ted Williams hit 43 home runs

and struck out only 48 times.

Amazing!

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kairos12 Feb 2018 OP
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Response to kairos12 (Original post)

Tue Feb 13, 2018, 04:50 PM

1. In 1937 Joe DiMaggio hit 46 home runs

and struck out only 37 times. DiMaggio only struck out 369 times in his career compared to 361 home runs.

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Response to kairos12 (Original post)

Tue Feb 13, 2018, 04:55 PM

2. Wow!

Tony Gwynn never had that kind of power, but he also was an amazing contact hitter. Just pick a year out of a hat and it's sure to be good. For example, in 1984 he his .351 with only 18 strikeouts, in 158 games!

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Response to kairos12 (Original post)

Tue Feb 13, 2018, 04:58 PM

3. Can't help thinking of him every time I go to Logan airport in Boston nt

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Response to kairos12 (Original post)

Tue Feb 13, 2018, 05:12 PM

4. Splendid Stat!

About the Splinter, the pride of the Fens.

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