Originally Posted by kaldaniels
Seeing Ichiro's numbers I can't help think that he could have given Rose a run for the hit record...blasphemous, I know....
I do wonder though, how much does the DH help AL players get more ABs, thus more hits. I don't know the true stats, but lets say AL players get 25 more PA on average than their NL counterparts. Over 20 seasons that is 500 PA, which could give a guy 125-150 more hits vs. the same player playing in the NL. Anyone have anything to add on this?
I'd add that no player who benefitted from a DH is within 150 hits of the Hit King.