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Old 09-14-2006, 04:44 PM
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I was thinking about this last night after they credited Paulie with an "Infield Single".

This must have been the only possible oppertunity for Paulie to get an Infield Single.

So, this got me thinking, who is the slowest baseball player of all time?

My Pick - Paul Konerko, he MUST lead the league in "Being involved in Double-Plays." He is too slow to beat out a throw to first, and is too slow to break up a double play.

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Old 09-14-2006, 04:45 PM
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I was thinking about this last night after they credited Paulie with an "Infield Single".

This must have been the only possible oppertunity for Paulie to get an Infield Single.

So, this got me thinking, who is the slowest baseball player of all time?

My Pick - Paul Konerko, he MUST lead the league in "Being involved in Double-Plays." He is too slow to beat out a throw to first, and is too slow to break up a double play.

Post your thoughts.
PK. If there was a race between erosion, evolution and Paulie, Paulie would come in third.
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Old 09-14-2006, 04:52 PM
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Benji Molina makes Paul Konerko look like Ted Ginn, Jr.
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Old 09-14-2006, 04:52 PM
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AJ could lose a foot race in an Alzheimer's wing of a nursing home, by a wide margin.
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Old 09-14-2006, 04:53 PM
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Slowest ever - Ernie Lombardi

Slowest today - Benji Molina
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Old 09-14-2006, 05:13 PM
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Benji Molina's the slowest I've seen. He hit into an around-the-horn triple play against the Sox, and he wasn't even on the tv screen when paulie caught the throw to finish the play.
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Old 09-14-2006, 05:24 PM
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Slowest ever - Ernie Lombardi

Slowest today - Benji Molina
I've heard Ernie Lombardi mentioned as the slowest ever (amazing he won a batting title), but he is before my time.

The slowest baseball player I've seen in almost 40 years of paying attention to baseball was Ed Herrmann.
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Old 09-14-2006, 05:26 PM
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Mo Vaughn, if he was still playing, would win.

Otherwise, Benjie Molina is pretty damn slow. He made the out on the gravity-defying play by Tadahito back in April and was out by about 10 feet.
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Old 09-14-2006, 05:28 PM
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Scott Podsednik PK is pretty slow also.
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Old 09-14-2006, 05:33 PM
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I've heard Ernie Lombardi mentioned as the slowest ever (amazing he won a batting title), but he is before my time.

The slowest baseball player I've seen in almost 40 years of paying attention to baseball was Ed Herrmann.
Same here.

Are there any old-timers (or do I mean older-timers ?) here that can comment on Sherm Lollar?
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Old 09-14-2006, 05:44 PM
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Mo Vaughn, if he was still playing, would win.

Otherwise, Benjie Molina is pretty damn slow. He made the out on the gravity-defying play by Tadahito back in April and was out by about 10 feet.
Iguchi could have fallen, gotten up, thrown around the horn, and still gotten him out at first. When watching replays of that, I couldn't believe how slow Molina got down the line.
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Old 09-14-2006, 05:48 PM
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I heard it took Cecil Fielder over 2 hrs to watch
once...
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Old 09-14-2006, 06:04 PM
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Same here.

Are there any old-timers (or do I mean older-timers ?) here that can comment on Sherm Lollar?
Sherm Lollar was pretty slow, but I think Herrmann was slower.
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Old 09-14-2006, 06:05 PM
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Mo Vaughn, if he was still playing, would win.
And buffet tables would lose.
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Old 09-14-2006, 06:05 PM
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PK. If there was a race between erosion, evolution and Paulie, Paulie would come in third.
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