Originally Posted by drstrangelove
It's similar to one I made earlier, that referenced Ruth's late age years being nothing out of the norm. There were no abnormal spikes like the percentage increase I posted on Bonds. Many thought Ruth was done after 1925, literally. He was in that bad of shape. However, thanks to Artie McGovern and change of lifestyle his decline was graceful and productive.
Again, excellent post but it will not sink in, if nothing has yet.
"The inference is that in the dead of the night the under-secretary of the club owner sneaks to a private telephone, summons the manufacturer, and bids him pour a little strychnine of digitalis into the old apple to make its heart action quicker. The factory gets out the ball bearings, the block rubber, and the go-juice, and the home run epidemic follows." - Paul Gallico