davidmarver wrote:I was speaking in terms of skill. Mays' career OPS was .941. Williams' was 1.116, and he missed his years at age 24, 25, 26, 33, & 34. Mays with a glove and on the basepaths doesn't make up for the (huge) difference at the plate.
It more than makes up for the difference (which isn't nearly as huge as you make it out to be). I'll make a more detailed response in the Baseball History forum if you want to debate it some. You probably will have plenty to disagree with, Ted Williams doesn't even make my Top 10 Greatest Players.
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