Found February 02, 2013 on MyTeamRivals.com:
Plenty has been said about the 1927 New York Yankees classifying them as the greatest offensive team in the history of Major League Baseball. Whenever a team is putting up all time numbers over the course of a season, they are always compared to the 1927 Yankees. When the Pittsburgh Pirates started trading away players in their prime in the late 2000s, General Manager Neal Huntington say something along the line of “It is not like we are breaking up the ’27 Yankees.” The seasons had by the two greatest players to ever wear a Yankees uniform, Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig will never be equaled in the history of MLB. However, the Yankees team of 1936 had a deadlier everyday lineup and in my opinion, outperformed the 1927 version. Ruth hit .356, 60, 164 with 158 RS and 192 hits that season. Gehrig may have topped it with his .373, 47, 175 with 149 RS, 218 hits, 52 2Bs and 18 3Bs. Ruth OPSed 1.258 and Gehrig 1.240. Bob Meusel (.337, 8, 103) and Tony Lazzeri (.302, 18, 102) also had 100 R...
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