Originally Posted by bucksfan2
I saw the comparison again and it struck in my head that Larry Walker tends to be underrated quite a bit.
He's in a line of players with hall-of-fame talent, hall-of-fame desire, but an injury prone body.
See Eric Davis.
Larry Walker in his prime was about as good as it got. If any of you ever saw him up close, he was a lot faster than he looked on TV. Dude had huge strides. Great arm. Beautiful swing. A great combination of power and on base skills and a pleasure to watch.
Mildly nuts too.
How, then, are those people of the future—who are taking steroids every day—going to look back on baseball players who used steroids? They're going to look back on them as pioneers. They're going to look back at it and say "So what?" - Bill James, Cooperstown and the 'Roids