Re: Billy Hamilton continuing to excel at AA
CNNSI article on Slidin' Billy Hamilton.
Rickey. Rock. Vince. Otis. Neon Deion. He saw them all in their primes, all those great burners. So when Ken Griffey, Sr. started hearing the great tales about this kid named Billy Hamilton in the Reds system -- this kid who was so fast he would steal second as the catcher was flipping the ball back to the pitcher, this kid who was so fast he would run from his shortstop position and make outrageous catches at the warning track, this kid who just might be The Fastest Ballplayer Ever -- when he listened to all the great tales, Griffey, of course, would roll his eyes. He's seen enough of these Next Big Things come and go.
Read more: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/201...#ixzz21YP1xjqt
Zero chance the Reds miss the playoffs!