Did Joe Jackson inspire the Bambino, or did he just make a really good first impression?
He scores the highest in the Apples & Oranges system. So what does that mean?
Nobody thinks he was a particularly good fielder. Beyond that, it's hard to pin down the value of Hornsby's glove.
RIP Stan Mikita.
May 20, 1940 — Aug. 7, 2018
Born: May 19, 1940
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The Apples & Oranges process is simple in concept, but rather more complex in execution. The idea is to take a player's measurable production, as near as that can be determined, and compare it to what a typical team, in that player's time and place, would accomplish. Skill, value and production Let me start by …