Best Player to fail to get 2000 hits:
Walter Johnson, Bob Gibson, Christy Mathewson, Greg Maddux, Sandy Koufax....
Serious answer, I'll go with Shoeless Joe.
Worst player to get 2000? I'll go with Grudzielanek
"All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it." --BABE RUTH
Having better players makes "the right time" or "the big hit" happen a lot more often. PLUS PLUS
List some please. I don't know how to do emoticons.....my tone isn't intended to be bad, though mutaman's got me going a bit.
Code:CAREER 1963-1984 HITS vs. the league average displayed only--not a sorting criteria EXTRA BASE HITS vs. the league average displayed only--not a sorting criteria OPS vs. the league average displayed only--not a sorting criteria REACHED BASE vs. the league average displayed only--not a sorting criteria PLATE APPEARANCES displayed only--not a sorting criteria AT BATS AB H EBH OPS RB PA Lou Brock 9887 427 56 .041 234 10746 Rusty Staub 9675 227 157 .080 594 11174 Tony Perez 9395 233 278 .090 214 10426He batted 6th most of the time and in the time he played with the yankees here are all the 100 RBI seasonsPower hitter playing for the Yankees and only 1 time with 100+ RBI?
Game was lighter then and 90 RBI seasons were nice, from 75-78 Nettles had 4 in a row.Code:1973-1983 RBI YEAR RBI 1 Dave Winfield 1983 116 2 Reggie Jackson 1980 111 3 Reggie Jackson 1977 110 4 Graig Nettles 1977 107 5 Dave Winfield 1982 106 6 Thurman Munson 1976 105 7 Thurman Munson 1975 102 8 Thurman Munson 1977 100
Again, I assumed your post took you too long to have read my concession.
I know....I didn't give a baseline. Sorry
"Boys, I'm one of those umpires that misses 'em every once in a while so if it's close, you'd better hit it." Cal Hubbard
Attended 1976 World Series in my Mother's Womb. Attended 1990 World Series Game 2 as a 13 year old. Want to take my son to a a World Series Game in Cincinnati in my lifetime.
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