Re: Ode to the bad player
Originally Posted by OldXOhio
Led them to their title is a bit strong. Bye Bye had a nice regular season in '85 with 36 bombs, but had a .220-.303-.220-.523 line with 0 HRs and 4 RBI in the postseason. In the World Series, STL scored a total of 13 runs. I think words like pitching and luck had a little more to do with the Royals championship than their 1B.
Pitching, bah! That's not how you win. You get a grip-and-rip moose to knock the ball to next Tuesday. That's
how you win.
The widow is gathering nettles for her children's dinner; a perfumed seigneur, delicately lounging in the Oeil de Boeuf, hath an alchemy whereby he will extract the third nettle and call it rent. ~ Carlyle