Charlie Bertsch (cbertsch) wrote,
Charlie Bertsch
cbertsch

It Hurts To Read

With all due respect to Frank Thomas, a tremendous hitter of Hall of Fame stature who deserves all the fun he's having, Andy Behrens's Page 2 column on ESPN today ranks with the stupider assessments of post-1990 baseball greatness in a vast field of stupidity. Does no one remember how great Ken Griffey Jr. was before he left Seattle or how great Barry Bonds was before all the post-1998 madness? Frank's 1994 season was astonishing. But Griffey was more valuable, playing tremendous center field in addition to only slightly less impressive hitting. And Bonds's 1993 season also wins the comparison. His 1996 season does too. He was an excellent outfielder back then and a pretty fine base stealer as well. And with that out of my system, I promise to go a week or so without deluging you in this manner again.
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