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The Great Infielder Left Off the Lists

“Frisch can knock down more balls with his elbows, knees, chest and head, and by dint of his fleet recovery throw out the runner, than any nine men we know.” – Philadelphia sportswriter Gordon Mackay, 1924 We’ve finished our examination … Continue reading

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The Best Fielding Shortstops

For the last spot on the infield, we’re examining the best three-year peaks of defensive play by Giant shortstops, as measured by baseball-reference.com’s rfield. I explained my methodology here, and we’ve previously looked at catchers, first-, second– and third basemen. … Continue reading

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