Originally posted by Steven Gallanter View Post
Go to SABR's biography of Bill North for some interesting though far from impartial anecdotes about Bert Campeneris. If you look at the stats of the 71-75 As you will note that Ted Kubiak played a lot of shortstop and I think I am on pretty safe ground when I say that Kubiak wasn't in the game for his bat. Strat-O-Matic is far from infallible but look at some of Campeneris' defensive ratings. Admittedly the fly ball tendencies of Hunter, Blue and Holtzman kept Campeneris' total chances low.