suppasonic wrote:C-Piazza was far and away the best offensive catcher of all time. Top 3. 1B- Allen seems a little high and banks too low. 2B-Kent higher, Collins not #1. 3B- No major dissagreement SS- No way is Larkin #2. I think they overrate the modern SS here a little bit except for A-Rod and Ripken. LF-If you aren't going to severely penalize Bonds, then make him #1. Either you make him #30 or #1. Same with Rose. He is at least better then Raines and Minoso. CF- While any of the top 4 are really legitimate contenders, I think Mays has to be #1. RF- Maury Allen had Aaron ranked higher than Ruth. But looks good.
SP- Looks Decentish. Im not sure if I 'd have Wadell, Keefe, and Walsh that high. I'd probably put Pedro and RJ behind guys like Feller, Carlton, and Kofaux. Joss is way too high.
RP- Having the best 3 year span for a reliever doesnt get you into the top 20? Poor Gagne. Otherwise it looks good. Benitez too high.
Are you really arguing that Gagne should be higher on an all-time relievers list??
Pogotheostrich wrote:1B - Maybe it is cause I only saw the tail end of Murray's career but no way is he the 3rd best 1B ever.
I definitely thought the same thing when I saw that. I'm sure he's getting bonus points for having 3,000 hits and 500 HRs. According to baseball reference, his top 4 most comparable players are Palmeiro, Winfield, Yaz and Al Kaline. Hall of Famers, sure, but not enough to vault Eddie into the top 3 all time at first base I don't think.
suppasonic wrote:LF-If you aren't going to severely penalize Bonds, then make him #1. Either you make him #30 or #1. Same with Rose.
Erm... you don't have to bring steroids into it at all to put Williams over Bonds.
Wilbur wrote:How bout "The Say Hey Kid" Willie Mays being 4th among rf's? 3200 hits, 500+ doubles, 600+ homers, 300+ stolen bases, .302 lifetime batting average, .557 slugging pct., .384 on base pct. He should be #2 at the lowest. Give props to Mickey Mantle and Tris Speaker, but I think Willie Mays and Ty Cobb clearly are 1 and 1A.
I was going to jump on this, but clearly you just meant to write Cf instead of RF. The top two in right are obvious.
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