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THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF IT.
Peter Gammons
April 06, 1987
Batters come in all shapes and sizes, but some in baseball maintain that the umpires don't take into account how big a hitter is when they call balls and strikes. "Umpires have a box mentality," says one player.
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April 06, 1987

The Long And The Short Of It.

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Batters come in all shapes and sizes, but some in baseball maintain that the umpires don't take into account how big a hitter is when they call balls and strikes. "Umpires have a box mentality," says one player.

Darryl Strawberry 6'5"
about 580 sq. in.

Kirby Puckett 5'8"
about 500 sq. in.

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