Tag Archives: Babe Ruth

Game One – Destroyer of Narratives

Past performance does not indicate future performance Narrative One – They said Mookie Betts couldn’t hit in the world series because he had this triple stat line in the 2018 World Series of – 217/308/391- in 26 plate appearances. In the first World Series game of 2020, Mookie had two hits, walked once, stole two …

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Geezer May triple leaderboard

Only twelve players since 1913 who were 38 or older have ever hit three triples in May. It is quite a list. Player Split Year 3B PA Ty Cobb May 1925 8 147 Sam Rice May 1928 6 128 Jake Daubert May 1922 5 140 Sam Rice May 1930 4 130 Steve Finley May 2006 …

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OTDIB – May 25th, 2002 – Shawn Green carnage continues

On this date in baseball May 25th: May 25th , 2002 – Shawn Green stays hot With four homers on Thursday (5/23), one on Friday (5/24), and two more on Saturday (5/25), Shawn Green becomes the first major leaguer to hit seven round-trippers in three games. The Dodger outfielder’s nine big flies in a week …

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