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Old 10-02-2012, 11:37 AM
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Originally Posted by SCCWS View Post
He made 1 error in 50 games ( 440 chances) at first. That is adequate.
Errors are not a good measure of a first baseman, because the throws he doesn't dig out of the dirt are charged to the player making the throw, not him. Who do you think Youk, Alexei, and Beckham like seeing at first, Paulie or Dunn?

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