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Re: What kind of pitcher was Babe Ruth?

Postby AussieDodger » Mon Apr 27, 2009 1:42 pm

auclairkeithbc wrote:
AussieDodger wrote:A fat one like David Wells.


you beat 2 people to it!


If someone beats me to a quip on here I have resolved to just post it anyway. ;-7

That person is usually h0rt as apparently we are sharing a brain in 2009 for baseball-think and humour. :-S
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Re: What kind of pitcher was Babe Ruth?

Postby Neato Torpedo » Mon Apr 27, 2009 1:54 pm

Yeah, with the lack of hitting, fielding was a much higher priority back then. Most of the IF positions were considered no-hit, all-field players except 1B. That, and the dead ball thing, explains the BABIP.
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Re: What kind of pitcher was Babe Ruth?

Postby Dan Lambskin » Mon Apr 27, 2009 1:58 pm

anyone else think we need a list of pitchers who are fat?

i'll start

Babe Ruth
David Wells
Rich Garces
Bartolo Colon
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Re: What kind of pitcher was Babe Ruth?

Postby AussieDodger » Mon Apr 27, 2009 2:05 pm

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Re: What kind of pitcher was Babe Ruth?

Postby Inukchuk » Mon Apr 27, 2009 2:06 pm

Cole Hamels could be if he wanted to.
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Re: What kind of pitcher was Babe Ruth?

Postby StlSluggers » Mon Apr 27, 2009 2:08 pm

AussieDodger wrote:That person is usually h0rt as apparently we are sharing a brain in 2009 for baseball-think and humour. :-S

Ouch. You gonna take that, Hort?
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Re: What kind of pitcher was Babe Ruth?

Postby SlightlyStoopid » Mon Apr 27, 2009 2:08 pm

Joe Blanton ain't no spring chicken.

Bob Wickman also comes to mind.
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Re: What kind of pitcher was Babe Ruth?

Postby Yoda » Mon Apr 27, 2009 2:22 pm

What kind of pitcher was Babe Ruth? A fat one like Davis Wells.
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Re: What kind of pitcher was Babe Ruth?

Postby Dan Lambskin » Mon Apr 27, 2009 2:32 pm

SlightlyStoopid wrote:Joe Blanton ain't no spring chicken.

Bob Wickman also comes to mind.


that means old...not fat :-?
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Re: What kind of pitcher was Babe Ruth?

Postby mac-unit » Mon Apr 27, 2009 2:43 pm

Dan Lambskin wrote:anyone else think we need a list of pitchers who are fat?

i'll start

Babe Ruth
David Wells
Rich Garces
Bartolo Colon

CC Sabathia

Carlos Zambrano is up there and Chris Young is listed at 278 on yahoo.
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