Re: Bleacher Report Ranks Top 10 Single-Season Performances In Reds History
Originally Posted by Salukifan2
Dave Parker WAR 1985:4.4, defensive WAR:-.2
Willie Magee WAR 1985: 7.9, defensive WAR: .7
1985 cardinals record: 101-61
1985 reds record: 89-72
I'm not sure he got "hosed" out of it.
Parker was a one man show for that offense, McGee was surrounded by talent. Voters still aren't using WAR as the best metric for MVP in 2013, not sure they were back in '85.
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