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    If not Reynolds then Raschi?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bluesky5 View Post
    Is it Allie Reynolds?
    That's my guess as well. Raschi played in the NL.
    Holding a pitcher accountable for how many runs his team scores is like holding the designated hitter accountable for how many runs his team allows.

    An individual statistic is meaningful only if it is based strictly on what the player does and not on what the other players on his team do.

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    I'm thinking of a player. I will permit & encourage people to ask multiple questions at once.
    Holding a pitcher accountable for how many runs his team scores is like holding the designated hitter accountable for how many runs his team allows.

    An individual statistic is meaningful only if it is based strictly on what the player does and not on what the other players on his team do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bluesky5 View Post
    Is it Allie Reynolds?
    You are correct. Well done, Bluesky.
    "I never saw anyone like Ty Cobb. No one even close to him. He was the greatest all time ballplayer. That guy was superhuman, amazing."
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    Quote Originally Posted by BiZmaRK View Post
    I'm thinking of a player. I will permit & encourage people to ask multiple questions at once.
    1. Is he a poisition player?
    2. Did he play primarily in the AL?
    "I never saw anyone like Ty Cobb. No one even close to him. He was the greatest all time ballplayer. That guy was superhuman, amazing."
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    Quote Originally Posted by cbenson5 View Post
    1. Is he a poisition player?
    2. Did he play primarily in the AL?
    3. Is he in the HOF?
    "Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing." - Warren Spahn

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    1. Is he a poisition player? YES
    2. Did he play primarily in the AL? NO
    Holding a pitcher accountable for how many runs his team scores is like holding the designated hitter accountable for how many runs his team allows.

    An individual statistic is meaningful only if it is based strictly on what the player does and not on what the other players on his team do.

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    3. Is he in the HOF? NO
    Holding a pitcher accountable for how many runs his team scores is like holding the designated hitter accountable for how many runs his team allows.

    An individual statistic is meaningful only if it is based strictly on what the player does and not on what the other players on his team do.

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    4. Did he ever play on a World Series team?
    "Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing." - Warren Spahn

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    4. Did he ever play on a World Series team? YES
    Holding a pitcher accountable for how many runs his team scores is like holding the designated hitter accountable for how many runs his team allows.

    An individual statistic is meaningful only if it is based strictly on what the player does and not on what the other players on his team do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BiZmaRK View Post
    4. Did he ever play on a World Series team? YES
    5. Did the player's team win the World Series?
    6. Did he play for the Yankees?
    "Hitting is timing. Pitching is upsetting timing." - Warren Spahn

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    Did his career end before 1945?
    Is he an active player?

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    5. Did the player's team win the World Series?
    If you mean his primary team, the answer is NO
    If you mean did he win the World Series the year or years he played in the World Series, the answer is NO
    If you mean did the team he made it to the World Series with ever win the World Series, the answer is YES

    6. Did he play for the Yankees? YES
    7. Did his career end before 1945? NO (I assume you mean his MLB playing career)
    8. Is he an active player? NO
    Last edited by BiZmaRK; 06-16-2011 at 12:41 PM.
    Holding a pitcher accountable for how many runs his team scores is like holding the designated hitter accountable for how many runs his team allows.

    An individual statistic is meaningful only if it is based strictly on what the player does and not on what the other players on his team do.

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    was he primarily an infielder?
    did his MLB playing career end before 1969?

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    1. Is he a poisition player? YES
    2. Did he play primarily in the AL? NO
    3. Is he in the HOF? NO
    4. Did he ever play on a World Series team? YES
    5. Did the player's team win the World Series?
    5a. If you mean his primary team, the answer is NO
    5b. If you mean did he win the World Series the year or years he played in the World Series, the answer is NO
    5c. If you mean did the team he made it to the World Series with ever win the World Series, the answer is YES
    6. Did he play for the Yankees? YES
    7. Did his career end before 1945? NO (I assume you mean his MLB playing career)
    8. Is he an active player? NO
    9. was he primarily an infielder? NO
    10. did his MLB playing career end before 1969? NO
    Last edited by BiZmaRK; 06-16-2011 at 12:41 PM.
    Holding a pitcher accountable for how many runs his team scores is like holding the designated hitter accountable for how many runs his team allows.

    An individual statistic is meaningful only if it is based strictly on what the player does and not on what the other players on his team do.

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    Was he ever an All-Star?

    Did he bat left-handed?

    Was he born in the U.S.?

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    11. Was he ever an All-Star? YES

    12. Did he bat left-handed? NO

    13. Was he born in the U.S.? YES
    Holding a pitcher accountable for how many runs his team scores is like holding the designated hitter accountable for how many runs his team allows.

    An individual statistic is meaningful only if it is based strictly on what the player does and not on what the other players on his team do.

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    14. Is his primary team currently in the NL East?
    15. Did he collect 2000 or more hits?
    16. Did he retire before 1990?
    "I never saw anyone like Ty Cobb. No one even close to him. He was the greatest all time ballplayer. That guy was superhuman, amazing."
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    1. Is he a poisition player? YES
    2. Did he play primarily in the AL? NO
    3. Is he in the HOF? NO
    4. Did he ever play on a World Series team? YES
    5. Did the player's team win the World Series?
    5a. If you mean his primary team, the answer is NO
    5b. If you mean did he win the World Series the year or years he played in the World Series, the answer is NO
    5c. If you mean did the team he made it to the World Series with ever win the World Series, the answer is YES
    6. Did he play for the Yankees? YES
    7. Did his career end before 1945? NO (I assume you mean his MLB playing career)
    8. Is he an active player? NO
    9. was he primarily an infielder? NO
    10. did his MLB playing career end before 1969? NO
    11. Was he ever an All-Star? YES
    12. Did he bat left-handed? NO
    13. Was he born in the U.S.? YES
    14. Is his primary team currently in the NL East? NO
    15. Did he collect 2000 or more hits? NO
    16. Did he retire before 1990? YES
    Holding a pitcher accountable for how many runs his team scores is like holding the designated hitter accountable for how many runs his team allows.

    An individual statistic is meaningful only if it is based strictly on what the player does and not on what the other players on his team do.

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    17. Did he make the world series with a NL team?
    18. Did he play in the world series in the 1970's?
    "I never saw anyone like Ty Cobb. No one even close to him. He was the greatest all time ballplayer. That guy was superhuman, amazing."
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    17. Did he make the world series with a NL team? YES
    18. Did he play in the world series in the 1970's? YES
    Holding a pitcher accountable for how many runs his team scores is like holding the designated hitter accountable for how many runs his team allows.

    An individual statistic is meaningful only if it is based strictly on what the player does and not on what the other players on his team do.

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    19. Was he primarily an OF?
    20. Did he ever start in an all-star game?

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    19. Was he primarily an OF? YES
    20. Did he ever start in an all-star game? YES
    Holding a pitcher accountable for how many runs his team scores is like holding the designated hitter accountable for how many runs his team allows.

    An individual statistic is meaningful only if it is based strictly on what the player does and not on what the other players on his team do.

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    Is it Jimmy Wynn?

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    Quote Originally Posted by AstrosFan View Post
    Is it Jimmy Wynn?
    Very good!!!
    Holding a pitcher accountable for how many runs his team scores is like holding the designated hitter accountable for how many runs his team allows.

    An individual statistic is meaningful only if it is based strictly on what the player does and not on what the other players on his team do.

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