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05-19-2005, 01:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Ogopogo
Irrelevant. Being waiver material or being 20th in the league makes no difference. Those season are both not worthy of being considered GREATNESS. I measure GREATNESS only.

So, if a guy plays 3 GREAT seasons and vanishes while another guy plays 3 GREAT seasons and has 12 good seaons, they are equals in my mind. I only care about ranking the GREATEST players of all time, the pretty goods, goods and mediocres don't interest me.
I can't agree with the premise that longevity is irrelevant. A GM would more often than not choose a guy who'll give you 10 80 point seasons than 2 100 point ones.
I'm guessing you're not a Ripken fan then ?

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