Yeah, this is kind of my take. Jackie Robinson had to have the proper temperament AND top-line ability AND dispel the notion that blacks were physically inferior to whites. All the first woman would have to do is be competitive. As mentioned earlier in this thread, there ARE quantifiable physical differences between men and women. It would take a truly freakishly talented female to be a power hitter in the MLB, but with pitching you can get by on an unusual delivery or arm angle or changing speeds. If men of almost 50 with 80 mph fastballs can do it (Orosco, Wilhelm, Moyer, etc.), I would think SOME younger woman in great physical condition could manage some day.
Originally Posted by ipitch
Found in a fortune cookie On Thursday, August 18th, 2005: "Hard words break no bones, Kind words butter no parsnips."
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