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Sunday, April 06, 2014

ESPN: Jeter Passes Molitor For 8th On All-Time Hit List

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter gained sole possession of eighth place on baseball’s all-time hit list with two hits in the first four innings Sunday against the Blue Jays, giving him 3,320 career hits and moving him one ahead of Hall of Famer Paul Molitor.

That also makes Jeter the leader for career hits by a right-handed American League hitter.


Thursday, December 05, 2013

“Natural Hitter My Ass”:  The perfect swing and complicated lfie of Ted Williams

That’s one long biography—800-plus pages.  Although the review is largely complimentary, it makes it clear that there is some deadwood.  Can’t tell how much new information is presented.  Williams seems to attract extended biographies.

Morty Causa Posted: December 05, 2013 at 11:12 PM | 24 comment(s)
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