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PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2007 4:09 pm 
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The Big Train. Walter Johnson.


5914 2/3 innings and gave up only 4913 hits and 97 homers.
110 shut outs.
Adjusted ERA+ of 146.
Career ERA of 2.12.
He was top 3 in the league in strikeouts 15 times. Top 3 in the league in ERA 12 times. Top 3 in the league in shutouts 11 times. Two time MVP.

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"The Iron Horse" Lou Gehrig



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7-time all star (only 7 years that the All-Star game was held in his career)
2 time MVP (top 5 MVP voting 9 times)
.340/.447/.632
1.080 OPS is 3rd all time
179 OPS+ is 4th all time
23 Career grand slams

He never missed a game until he got ALS and died two years later.

AVG G AB R H HR RBI SB SLG
.340 2164 8001 1888 2721 493 1995 102 .632

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Forty Seven takes CF Joe DiMaggio.

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* AL MVP 1939, 1941, & 1947
* Led league in batting average 1939 (.381) & 1940 (.352)
* Led league in slugging percentage 1937 (.673) & 1950 (.585)
* Led league in runs 1937 (151)
* Led league in total bases 1937 (418), 1941 (348) & 1948 (355)
* Led league in triples 1936 (15)
* Led league in home runs 1937 (46) & 1948 (39)
* Led league in RBIs 1941 (125) & 1948 (155)
* Led league in extra-base hits 1941 (84) & 1950 (75)
* Led league in At Bats per Home Run 1948 (15.2)
* Had at least one hit in 56 consecutive games.

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Just like people who don't understand why Blood on the Tracks is awesome or who don't like sam cooke's voice -- i'll never get people who don't love Pedro Martinez.

And I'm kind of glad about that.


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Therick07 selects....

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Mickey Mantle

3 Time MVP
1956 Triple Crown Winner
16 Time All Star
Led the league in homers 4 times
536 Career Homers

If he stayed healthy at the end of his career he would have easily hit 600..

I took him in last years draft....and im taking him again...

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I select Christy Mathewson

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373 career wins (3rd all-time)
2.13 ERA (8th)
1.059 WHIP (5th)

Led the NL in wins 4 times
Led the NL in strikeouts 5 times
Led the NL in ERA 5 times
Led the NL in K/BB 9 times

In 11 career World Series games had a 0.97 ERA :shock:


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Champstark selects

CF-Tris Speaker


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Tris Speaker-CF

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- Widely considered the best defensive outfielder of all time (most win shares by far for an outfielder)

- 1st all time in doubles, 792

- 6th all time in WS with 630, 4th in WSAB with 414

- 19th all time in OPS+ (158)

- 3514 hits, 5th all time; .345 career AVG (6th all time)

- 1 MVP award, my pick for most underrated player of all time


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The Dream Team selects:

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Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez


1996-ML-Major League Player of the Year
2001-AL-Hank Aaron Award
2002-AL-Hank Aaron Award
2002-ML-Major League Player of the Year
2003-AL-Hank Aaron Award
2003-AL-MVP
2005-AL-MVP

10 Time All Star
"Alex is going to be among the elite. If he comes even close to the season he had last year, he'll be in his own league. You try to compare him to somebody, but you can't. He is the only one who has done what he has done." - Alan Trammell

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jpkmets wrote:
Just like people who don't understand why Blood on the Tracks is awesome or who don't like sam cooke's voice -- i'll never get people who don't love Pedro Martinez.

And I'm kind of glad about that.


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The Dream Team selects...

"Hammerin'" Hank Aaron

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Career Records

* Total Bases (6,856)
* Home Runs (755)
* RBI (2,297)
* Extra-Base Hits (1,477)

Awards

* NL MVP (1957)
* Gold Glove - OF (3x)
* Sporting News NL Player of the Year: (1956,1963)
* Lou Gehrig Memorial Award: 1970
* All-Star appearances: 24
* World Series Winner: (1957)

Notable Achievements

* First player to reach 3,000 hits and 500 home runs
* Only player to hit at least 30 home runs in 15 seasons
* Only player to hit at least 20 home runs in 20 seasons
* Holds MLB record for most consecutive seasons with 150 or more hits (17)

Champstark is OTC.

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jpkmets wrote:
Just like people who don't understand why Blood on the Tracks is awesome or who don't like sam cooke's voice -- i'll never get people who don't love Pedro Martinez.

And I'm kind of glad about that.


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Pedro Martinez, RHP

1st in adjusted ERA all time- 160 (12 ahead of next closest pitcher)
3rd all time in K/9- 10.2
4th all time in W/L %- .691

etc., etc.

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Roger Clemens

350 career wins (8th)
Adjusted ERA+ of 144 (9th)
Second all time in strikeouts
7 Time Cy Young Award Winner
led league in ERA 7 times
led the league in strikeouts 5 times


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Therick07 Selects SP Bob Gibson

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2 Time Cy Young Award Winner
5 time 20 game winner
1968 MVP
2 Time WS MVP
9 Time Gold Glove
8 Time All Star
251 Career Wins
ERA of 1.12 in 1968 is major league best in the Live Ball Era, 2nd best all-time ERA.
Had 35 K's in the 1968 WS
3117 Strikeouts

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