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The Greatest Right-Handed Pitcher of ALLTIME?

Walter Johnson
22
38%
Pete Alexander
1
2%
Christy Mathewson
3
5%
Roger Clemens
13
22%
Pedro Martinez
6
10%
Greg Maddux
4
7%
Tom Seaver
4
7%
Bob Gibson
5
9%
 
Total votes : 58

Postby WharfRat » Fri Feb 03, 2006 11:19 am

I went with Clemens by a nose over Johnson. It would have been interesting to see what Clemens could have done in a more pitcher-friendly ballpark, like that which the Train had. Tough choice, though.
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Postby Tavish » Fri Feb 03, 2006 12:22 pm

Pogotheostrich wrote:I'd take Gibson and Maddux over Kid Nichols.


I guess I could see not ranking Nichols real high, especially if you didn't have a ton of faith in the pre-modern era pitchers. If you dropped Young, Brown, and Nichols who all played a large amount of their careers before the turn of the century off the list there are still 10 left. Who comes off next? :-D

And these are just the near no-doubters that outperformed Gibson. There are still a ton of guys who are right at the same level as Gibson but not fairly obviously better. Spahn, Feller, Carlton, Hubbell, Palmer, Walsh, Roberts, Marichal, and Dean are all right in that same class as Gibson.
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Postby thedude » Fri Feb 03, 2006 4:17 pm

Tavish wrote:There are still a ton of guys who are right at the same level as Gibson but not fairly obviously better. Spahn, Feller, Carlton, Hubbell, Palmer, Walsh, Roberts, Marichal, and Dean are all right in that same class as Gibson.


After the top 10-15 it gets kinda murky. I would probably put aound 20. And that is if im not including the Negor Leaguers. He drops down another 3-5 spots if you include guys like Satchel Paige, Smokey Joe Williams, and Martin Dihigo.
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Postby Stejay » Sun Feb 26, 2006 10:41 am

I think that Walter Johnson was the best by a mile. But if you were looking for a modern righthanded pitcher,i'd have to say Clemens
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Re: The Greatest Right-Handed Pitcher of alltime

Postby thedude » Sun Dec 14, 2008 11:27 pm

I still go with Walter Johnson, but Greg Maddux seems like a better choice to me now than he did when i first read this thread.
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Re: The Greatest Right-Handed Pitcher of alltime

Postby HOOTIE » Tue Dec 16, 2008 7:17 pm

How did Gibson get 5 votes?????

And more votes then Seaver, Maddux, Mathewson???
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Re: The Greatest Right-Handed Pitcher of alltime

Postby Tavish » Wed Dec 17, 2008 1:42 am

HOOTIE wrote:How did Gibson get 5 votes?????

And more votes then Seaver, Maddux, Mathewson???


It has to be because people refuse to look at 1969 as a whole and just like to focus on the individual numbers.
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Re: The Greatest Right-Handed Pitcher of alltime

Postby bigh0rt » Wed Dec 17, 2008 10:52 pm

Tavish wrote:
HOOTIE wrote:How did Gibson get 5 votes?????

And more votes then Seaver, Maddux, Mathewson???


It has to be because people refuse to look at 1969 as a whole and just like to focus on the individual numbers.

Johan Santana is the obvious answer. He's a natural righty.
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Re: The Greatest Right-Handed Pitcher of alltime

Postby KCollins1304 » Fri Dec 19, 2008 1:29 am

bigh0rt wrote:
Tavish wrote:
HOOTIE wrote:How did Gibson get 5 votes?????

And more votes then Seaver, Maddux, Mathewson???


It has to be because people refuse to look at 1969 as a whole and just like to focus on the individual numbers.

Johan Santana is the obvious answer. He's a natural righty.


It's a shame that he isn't even the best pitcher in New York anymore.
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Re: The Greatest Right-Handed Pitcher of alltime

Postby bigh0rt » Sat Dec 20, 2008 1:22 am

KCollins1304 wrote:
bigh0rt wrote:
Tavish wrote:It has to be because people refuse to look at 1969 as a whole and just like to focus on the individual numbers.

Johan Santana is the obvious answer. He's a natural righty.


It's a shame that he isn't even the best pitcher in New York anymore.

Now now, the best pitcher, 3B, and SS in NY all reside in Queens, and deep down, you know it. ;-)
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