OhMrScottyTrav06 wrote:There were different circumstances in the 30's and 40's with war and racial discrimination as compared to the 60's and 70's with all the hippies and the vietnam war as compared with the 90's and 2000's with the steroids and watered down talent but the reliever specialists). It would be nice to distinguish Ruth from Williams from Mays from Aaron from Bonds from Pujols...etc...
You can't compare players from different eras. Your arguments have a lot of opinions and you really won't get anywhere.
End of Story.
That is why some stats account for era. Such as OPS+, EQA, Winshares, WARP.
They allow you to compare players of different eras.
These numbers won't settle all arguements but they help.