Originally Posted by LITTLE NELL
It seemed like it happened awful fast with PK, he was great the first half last year but then he got hit near the eye, another injury which I can't remember and then the concussion. I was hoping for a career for PK like Yaz had playing till 43, even he might have stayed on a year too long.
Thats just it. When he's had injuries they have occured in the areas that comprise 90% of the game itself..IE Head (eye), Hands (wrist). Torso, Legs and Feet.. It would have been great to see him DH till he hit the half century mark, but those nicks have taken their toll. Yaz did lace them up a year too long. Those old gamers drug the bat up there until they themselves saw the writing on the wall.. They'd rather know themselves they cant do rather than being told so.. I think the Psych term is closure. They left all that was left on the field..Who knows, Maybe Paul has a Ted Williams, Stan Musial and Whitey Ford moment in September,puts the bat into the rack and says..."Its been great boys"...