Found July 01, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
I know what you’re thinking, “No, not another story about Yasiel Puig.”  While yes, he is currently all the rage in Major League Baseball, this is not another story about Yasiel Puig, but about what he and a couple of other young players represent: a new wave of super-athletes in baseball. A look at current and  historic stats would  argue that Puig is only the most recent of budding bombers to follow the trend of a new breed of elite baseball player that has an unprecedented combination of speed and power. Last season we witnessed the rise of young phenoms Mike Trout and Bryce Harper, who successfully hit the ball out of the park and stole enough bases to warrant a police arrest, awarding them Rookie of the Year honors in their respective leagues.  Should Puig continue his astronomically prolific start, he could be receiving the same award, making him part of a trend with no end in sight. Mike Trout and Bryce Harper could have a newcomer in their elite club. In 2001, the ROY’s were...
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