Originally written on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 11/9/11
Here is a tale of two players… Let’s start off with career averages in some key Categories:   Career Averages per Season G PA RS H BA OBP SLG Player A 108 471 81.3 107.8 0.279 0.401 0.419 Player B 116 537 81.6 144.4 0.290 0.336 0.432 Here is the thing about this comparison. Both are similar type players, Both had a history of hamstring issues causing them to lose playing time during their career Both were premier Leadoff men for the teams they played for Both used Speed as a their main weapon One is considered too much of an Injury Risk because Speed players lose it after they are past their prime! One played 25 years and well into his MID FORTIES! ONE was inducted to the Hall of Fame! Something said was not even remotely possible for the other player! Can you tell which one was which from the Chart showed above? I present to you: Player A = Ricky Henderson! Player B = Jose Reyes! Memo to Sandy Alderson: PLEASE SIGN THIS POSSIBLE...
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