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  • Ron LeFlore vs. Doug Glanville

    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?

    LeFlore:

    1099 G
    4872 PA
    4458 AB
    731 R
    1283 H
    172 2B
    57 3B
    59 HR
    353 RBI
    455 SB
    142 CS
    363 BB
    888 K
    .288 BA
    .342 OBP
    .392 SLG
    .734 OPS
    104 OPS+
    1746 TB
    73 GDP
    17 HBP
    14 SH
    20 SF
    15 IBB
    16.3 WAR

    Glanville:

    1115 G
    4282 PA
    3964 AB
    553 R
    1100 H
    166 2B
    32 3B
    59 HR
    333 RBI
    168 SB
    36 CS
    208 BB
    502 K
    .277 BA
    .315 OBP
    .380 SLG
    .695 OPS
    79 OPS+
    1507 TB
    55 GDP
    21 HBP
    57 SH
    32 SF
    10 IBB
    9.5 WAR

    If LeFlore wins, he will face his seventh-most similar comp. If Glanville 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
    Curt 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
    Patsy Dougherty vs. Hi Myers
    Patsy Dougherty vs. Mike Kreevich
    Patsy Dougherty vs. Luis Polonia
    Patsy Dougherty vs. Darryl Hamilton
    Patsy Dougherty vs. Max Flack
    Patsy Dougherty vs. Al Bumbry
    Patsy Dougherty vs. Ron LeFlore
    Ron LeFlore vs. Mookie Wilson
    Ron LeFlore vs. Dan Gladden
    7
    Ron LeFlore
    100.00%
    7
    Doug Glanville
    0.00%
    0

    The poll is expired.


  • #2
    Ron LeFlore
    "No matter how great you were once upon a time — the years go by, and men forget,” - W. A. Phelon in Baseball Magazine in 1915. “Ross Barnes, forty years ago, was as great as Cobb or Wagner ever dared to be. Had scores been kept then as now, he would have seemed incomparably marvelous.”

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    • #3
      Leflore beats this guys hands down.
      “There can be no higher law in journalism than to tell the truth and to shame the devil.” Walter Lippmann

      "Fill in any figure you want for that boy (Mantle). Whatever the figure, it's a deal." - Branch Rickey

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      • #4
        LeFlore, easily.
        Last edited by SamtheBravesFan; 08-30-2012, 06:04 PM.
        46 wins to match last year's total

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        • #5
          I went with LeFlore, too. Get this, though: In 1999, Glanville hit .325 with 101 runs, 34 stolen bases, 204 hits and 38 doubles...and he didn't even make the All-Star team!

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          • #6
            I didn't even have to look at the numbers here.

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            • #7
              I didn't even have to look at the numbers here.

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