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josh

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Re: American League
« Reply #210 on: August 14, 2018, 05:54:54 PM »

Norm Cash is  my guess from those unmentioned.

I figured Ruth, Gehrig, Williams, and Bonds.

George Brett would be a long shot.

Rogers Hornsby?
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Re: American League
« Reply #211 on: August 14, 2018, 05:59:08 PM »

Norm Cash is  my guess from those unmentioned.

I figured Ruth, Gehrig, Williams, and Bonds.

George Brett would be a long shot.

Rogers Hornsby?

Hornsby three times, as I look at it.

Norm Cash made it in 1961.

George Brett in 1980.

Just putting this here for ease of finding it:
Todays quiz:


Mookie Betts has a chance to do something only 12 others have done in MLB history

.350 BA
.425 on base %
.650 SLG%

Who are the other 12?

Who are the only 2 two to do it twice (one easy, one tough)?
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Re: American League
« Reply #212 on: August 14, 2018, 06:13:06 PM »

F. Robby?
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Re: American League
« Reply #213 on: August 14, 2018, 06:15:43 PM »

I tried Carew, Boggs, and Carty. I really didn't think Carew would have a chance.

Boggs (.588) and Carty (.584) didn't make it on their slugging.

Carew was a bit further back at .570 or .446 in his two years in which his AVG and OBP made it. .446 is amazingly low for .364 AVG.
Boggs had three other years that made it except for slugging.
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Re: American League
« Reply #214 on: August 14, 2018, 06:17:50 PM »

Cobb might have snuck in.

And did - not even sneaking.
.420 .467 .621

47 doubles, 4 triples, 8 homers
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Re: American League
« Reply #215 on: August 14, 2018, 06:31:16 PM »

Cobb might have snuck in.

And did - not even sneaking.
.420 .467 .621

47 doubles, 4 triples, 8 homers
.650 slugging. He was .029 short in 1911.
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Re: American League
« Reply #216 on: August 14, 2018, 06:34:32 PM »

 Nap Lajoie?
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Re: American League
« Reply #217 on: August 14, 2018, 06:38:12 PM »

I would bet the Williams, Mantle and Bonds are also on that list.

Mantle did it twice. (BS)
Williams did it twice. (That makes at least three people.) He also hit it in 1955, but while he got over 400 ABs he only played 98 games - not sure if that qualifies. (BS)
Bonds did it twice. (That makes four.) (BS)

Ruth was 8 times! He and Bonds were close to it for their lifetime stats. (YG)
Gehrig was 4 times. (That's six people who did it twice or more. Maybe he meant exactly twice?) (YG)
Jimmy Foxx 3 times. (That's seven!) (BS)
Hornsby 3 times (J)
DiMaggio once. (YG)
Manny once. (YG)
Frank Thomas once. (YG)
Belle once, in 106 games in 1994. Does that count? (YG)
George Brett once. (J)
Norm Cash once. (J)


ARod never made it.
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Re: American League
« Reply #218 on: August 14, 2018, 06:39:04 PM »

Cobb might have snuck in.

And did - not even sneaking.
.420 .467 .621

47 doubles, 4 triples, 8 homers
.650 slugging. He was .029 short in 1911.

Reading glasses! I need reading glasses. (Well, no, just remembering what I was looking for - that was why I copied the thing!)
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Re: American League
« Reply #219 on: August 14, 2018, 06:47:34 PM »

Nap Lajoie?

Slugged .643 his best year. Just shy.

Hank Greenberg? Al Kaline?
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Re: American League
« Reply #220 on: August 14, 2018, 06:52:10 PM »

We're now at 13 of the twelve who have ever done it.

Or is it only 12 because Belle's 106 games don't count?

Bets there are more?

Seems like a good one to me, given the miss on how many had done it twice (three people) or more than once (seven).
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Re: American League
« Reply #221 on: August 14, 2018, 06:54:01 PM »

There are more.
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Re: American League
« Reply #222 on: August 14, 2018, 06:58:39 PM »

Norm Cash was a helluva pluck.

I remember his '61 almost entirely for his .361 and batting title, his career year.

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Re: American League
« Reply #223 on: August 14, 2018, 07:00:16 PM »

That was a career year along the lines of a Brady Anderson career year. Expansion = peds?
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Re: American League
« Reply #224 on: August 14, 2018, 07:21:59 PM »

That was a career year along the lines of a Brady Anderson career year. Expansion = peds?

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