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  • Patsy Dougherty vs. Hi Myers

    We're playing the "who is better than his most similar comp" game.

    My starting point was Tommy Dowd, the guy with the lowest WAR among all batters with at least 5,000 plate appearances. I hope to work my way up to *somebody* vs. Babe Ruth. That'd be cool.

    Which of these players would you like to build your franchise around?

    Dougherty:

    1233 G
    5109 PA
    4558 AB
    678 R
    1294 H
    138 2B
    78 3B
    17 HR
    413 RBI
    261 SB
    378 BB
    458 K
    .284 BA
    .346 OBP
    .360 SLG
    .705 OPS
    117 OPS+
    1639 TB
    54 HBP
    119 SH
    15.5 WAR

    Myers:

    1310 G
    5317 PA
    4910 AB
    555 R
    1380 H
    179 2B
    100 3B
    32 HR
    559 RBI
    107 SB
    >=56 CS
    195 BB
    362 K
    .281 BA
    .312 OBP
    .378 SLG
    .690 OPS
    96 OPS+
    1855 TB
    24 HBP
    187 SH
    6.8 WAR

    If Dougherty wins, he will face his third-most similar comp's ninth-most similar comp. If Myers wins, he will face his most similar comp.

    Past face-offs (winner in bold):

    Tommy Dowd vs. Ned Hanlon (as a player)
    Ned Hanlon (as a player) vs. Joe Hornung
    Ned Hanlon (as a player) vs. Curt Welch
    Curt Welch vs. Blondie Purcell
    Curt Welch vs. Bob Bescher
    Curt Welch vs. George Pinkney
    Curt Welch vs. Joe Hornung
    Curt Welch vs. Rube Oldring
    Curt Welch vs. Solly Hofman
    Curt Welch vs. Tom York
    Curt Welch vs. George Case
    Curt Welch vs. Tommy Dowd
    Curt Welch vs. Charlie Hemphill
    Curt Welch vs. George Browne
    Curt Welch vs. Jack McCarthy
    Curt Welch vs. Shad Barry
    3Curt Welch vs. Patsy Dougherty
    Patsy Dougherty vs. Carson Bigbee
    Patsy Dougherty vs. Jack Smith
    Patsy Dougherty vs. Johnny Bates - tie
    Patsy Dougherty vs. Johnny Bates vs. Cliff Heathcote vs. Mike Mitchell
    Patsy Dougherty vs. Lou Finney
    Patsy Dougherty vs. Whitey Witt
    Patsy Dougherty vs. Ducky Holmes
    Patsy Dougherty vs. Matty McIntyre
    Patsy Dougherty vs. Gene Richards
    Patsy Dougherty vs. Tom Goodwin
    Patsy Dougherty vs. Peanuts Lowrey
    Patsy Dougherty vs. Patsy Tebeau
    Patsy Dougherty vs. Billy Hatcher
    Patsy Dougherty vs. Red Murray
    2
    Patsy Dougherty
    100.00%
    2
    Hi Myers
    0.00%
    0

    The poll is expired.


  • #2
    aw geez, Cowtipper you promised the competition was going to get tougher. Hi Myers the teens to early 20s Dodger OF? Is there an interesting Jewish backstory perhaps. Though looking him up I see he led the league in 3B 2x, including his banner year of 1919 when he also led the NL in RBI (w/73 !?!, Spct .436 again !?!! and TB 223) with an OPS+ of 130 followed up in 1920 with a 127 OPS+. Alas otherwise he topped 95 1x in his other 6 full seasons. Dougherty, lest we forget, was an early (19)00s OF, and presumably leadoff hitter who led the league in PA, AB, R and H in 1903, AB and R in 1904 and SB in 1907. By point of comparison with Myers, his OPS+ dipped below 98 only once in his entire career and peaked at 141. My choice, while I would like variety, is Dougherty by a mile.

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    • #3
      There will be some good competition coming up in due time. But I agree, for now I'm going with Dougherty as well.

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