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Best Baseball Players by Number Readers Response

No. 2


Charlie Gehringer

No. 2
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You wrote. We listened. Here's a sampling of your comments and nominations in reaction to our best baseball players by number feature.

In a powered-up offensive era (especially powered-up when considering middle infield), Jeter has slugged .461, compared to Gehringer 's .480. Gehringer's on-base percentage was .404, compared to Jeter's .388. Jeter was never even MVP, which Gehringer was. And let's see where the already declining Jeter's numbers are after another five years.
-DJ Sparks
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