> > williams slightly more power, much better OB%), williams was at best an
> > average outfielder defensively and dimaggio was considered not only the
> > defensive outfielder of his time but one of the all time best. that
> > he was the better player, without question...
Williams-----19 yrs, .344 BA, .482 OBP, .634 SLG, 1116 OPS
DiMaggio----13 yrs, .325 BA, .398 OBP, .579 SLG, 977 OPS
IMHO, no amount of fielding prowess can make up that kind of difference in
offensive production, even with adjusting for park factors -- certainly not
enough to be able to say DiMaggio was the better player "without question."
Now back to basketball
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