1. Played in the steroid era.
2. Played at a time when 1B was as packed with good players as it may have ever been.
3. Played for the Astros. Granted, they had a stretch of good seasons while he was there, but still not a premier name team.
4. Had his best season cut short by the strike. 39 HR/104 R/116 RBI/213 OPS+ in 110 games.
He is on the short list of 5-tool 1B.
AL East Champions: 1981 1982
AL Pennant: 1982
NL Central Champions: 2011
NL Wild Card: 2008
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