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Jeff Pearlman
August 06, 2001
At week's end 25-year-old Lance Berkman was slugging .675, fourth best in the majors, behind fellow National League outfielders Barry Bonds, Luis Gonzalez and Sammy Sosa. Should Berkman continue at that pace for the rest of the season, he would have the third-highest single-season slugging percentage ever for a switch-hitter (minimum 400 at bats).—David Sabino
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August 06, 2001

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At week's end 25-year-old Lance Berkman was slugging .675, fourth best in the majors, behind fellow National League outfielders Barry Bonds, Luis Gonzalez and Sammy Sosa. Should Berkman continue at that pace for the rest of the season, he would have the third-highest single-season slugging percentage ever for a switch-hitter (minimum 400 at bats).
—David Sabino

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