As I'm sure you're aware, I'm probably the biggest Sam Rice fan around. In my opinion, if his family hadn't died so tragically, he'd probably be the all time hit leader.
Originally Posted by DoubleX
In my opinion, he's one of the top 5 players in baseball history from age 30 on. His ranks from that age:
Third in R
Second in H
Third in TB
Third in 2B
First in 3B
Seventh in RC
Fourth in ToB
Mark says he's similar to Ichiro with less defense; that's probably a pretty fair comparison, but I'd probably go with Tony Gwynn, with a solid chunk of contact hitting traded for a solid chunk of health.
As a HoF'er, he's a no-brainer. He probably ranks just a hair outside the top ten RF's of all time.
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