Originally Posted by Roy Tucker
I know I'm quibbling, but Ted Williams had a helluva lot more to hang his hat on than a .406 season.
Williams had the military years in the middle of his career, but I think that career would compare very favorably to Stan the Man.
Ted Williams hit .406 in his 3rd season, at age 38 he hit .388, in between he hit above .340 8 times, missed 5 seasons and hit .318 and .317 the other 2 seasons, led the league in ob% 9 times, slg% 8 times and OPS 9 times.
That's a heck of a lot of places to hang a hat.