Re: Friday, April 27, 2012, Minor-League Updates
Originally Posted by mace
Long before the popularization of esoteric numbers, Pete Rose, as manager of the Reds, was asked one day who he thought had the highest percentage of fly balls in baseball. Without blinking, he said, "Gary Redus." He was right. Or at least, that's how I remember it.
Say what you want about Rose as a person, but I don't know anybody who knows the game better than Pete.
Pitching and defense...anything else is gravy. Mmmm...gravy.