Year: 2021

Comparing franchise impact of Joc Pederson and Kyle Schwarber (and their autographs)

» Listen to this blog post as a podcast. In the offseason, the Cubs let Kyle Schwarber go. A couple months later, the Cubs sign Joc Pederson. Their numbers are practically identical. If you squint, Pederson’s numbers look a bit better. When you look at Joc Pederson’s most similar players on baseball-reference, the very first player…. …

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all the baseball cards of Hank Aaron fielding

Hank Aaron the base stealer, defensive player, and contact hitter

We all know Hank Aaron as the home run hitter. But he was also great at defense, stealing bases, and contact hitting. Defense Three years in a row he won the Gold Glove for outfield: 1958, 1959, and 1960. For the rest of the 60s Aaron got pushed out of the award by Roberto Clemente …

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