Re: Hall of Fame Class 2013
Originally Posted by Captain13
See I don't have to think about Raines. One of the top 3 leadoff hitters of all-time (Henderson and Biggio being the other two). Good defensively, great on the bases, he was hurt by being an Expo for so long. Tim was clearly a great star; unfortunately for him, he was outshined by Ricky for the vast majority of his career.
No way Biggio is a top three leadoff hitter all-time. That means you'd put him ahead of guys like Lou Brock and Ichiro?
And what about Pete Rose? He was a decent leadoff hitter, no?
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