Thursday, June 18, 2009

Bashing Brothers

Over 350 sets of brothers have shared the diamond throughout the history of baseball. Last month, More Hardball put together a team comprised of the best of the best of brothers in baseball, this team is made up of players who were incredibly successful, but whose brothers just weren't quite as strong.

Lineup:
1. Honus Wagner (SS) .327/.391/.466 3,415 h, 101 hr, 1,732 rbi
2. Bob Meusel (CF) .309/.356/.497 1,693 h, 156 hr, 1,067 rbi
3. Buck Ewing (C).303/.351/.456 1625 h, 71 hr, 883 rbi
4. Vladimir Guerrero (OF, DH) .322/.388/.571 2167 h, 393 hr, 1277 rbi
5. Eddie Murray (1B) .287/.359/.476 3,255 h, 504 hr, 1,917 rbi
6. Jose Canseco (LF) .266/.353/.515 1,877 h, 462 hr, 1,407 rbi
7. Felipe Alou (RF) .286/.328/.433 2,101 h, 206 hr, 852 rbi
8. Ken Boyer (3B) .287/.349/.462 2,143 h, 282 hr, 1,141 rbi
9. Clete Boyer (2B) .242/.299/.372 1,396 h, 162 hr, 654 rbi

Bench:
Butts Wagner (2B, 3B) .226/.279/.307 59 h, 1 hr, 34 rbi
Emil "Irish" Meusel (OF) .310/.348/.464 1,521 h, 106 hr, 819 rbi
Rich Murray (1B) .216/.256/.333 44 h, 4 hr, 25 rbi
Wilton Guerrero (IF, OF) .282/.308/.369 473 h, 11 hr, 127 rbi

Pitching:
John Clarkson 328-178, 4536.1 ip, 1978 k, 2.81 era, 1.209 whip
Rick Reuschel 214-191, 3548.1 ip, 2015 k, 3.37 era, 1.275 whip
Al Leiter 162-132, 2391 ip, 1974 k, 3.80 era, 1.386 whip
Jesse Barnes 152-150, 2569.2 ip, 653 k, 3.22 era, 1.246 whip
Dizzy Dean 150-83, 1967.1 ip, 1163 k, 3.02 era, 1.206 whip

Bullpen:
Dad Clarkson 39-39, 704.2 ip, 133 k, 4.90 era, 1.700 whip
Paul Reuschel 16-16, 393 ip, 188 k, 4.51 era, 1.455 whip
Paul Dean 50-34, 787.1 ip, 387 k, 3.72 era, 1.275 whip
Cloyd Boyer 20-23, 395.2 ip, 198 k, 4.73 era, 1.544 whip
John Ewing 53-63, 1058.2 ip, 525 k, 3.68 era, 1.419 whip
Mark Leiter 65-73, 1184.1 ip, 892 k, 4.57 era, 1.375 whip
Virgil Barnes 61-59, 1094 ip, 275 k, 3.66 era, 1.357 whip

Not Active:
Matty Alou (1B, OF) .307/.345/.381 1,777 h, 31 hr, 427 rbi
Ozzie Canseco (OF) .200/.297/.292 13 h, 0 hr, 4 rbi
Jesus Alou (OF) .280/.305/.353 1,216 h, 32 hr, 377 rbi
Walter Clarkson 18-16, 374.2 ip, 178 k, 3.17 era, 1.260 whip


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1 comment:

GM-Carson said...

That video kinda weirded me out.