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The Boston Red Stockings won the National Association
championship for the 3peat in 1875 and had the top 3 position players in the
league and the top Pitcher in the league as well.  In 1876 everything will change, and remember
the names of my 4 all stars fo...
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Derek Jeter is literally the very worst fielder in the
history of professional baseball by my estimation.  Don’t get me wrong, has been a great hitter,
but it would have been better to put him at DH. 
By my estimation he is also the best hitting shortstop o...
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1874 was business as ususal in the National Association of
Baseball Players.  The Boston
Redstockings won the pennent by 7.5 games with the New York Mutuals giving
chase.  The best player on the team was
Ross Barnes, the 2 nd best player on the team was Geo...
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In 1873 Ross Barnes continued to lead his Boston Red Stockings
team that won a 2 nd championship while other players got the
credit.  He won a 2 nd batting
title, and led the league in plate appearances, runs, doubles, triples, stolen
bases and walks.  Bost...
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Al Spaulding played with the 1871
Boston Red Stockings and would continue to play with them until 1875.  The play of Ross Barnes would put him in the
Hall of Fame.  In 1872, Ross Barnes would hit
.430 and lead the league in offensive runs created for the 39...
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The First in a 144+ part series, the 1871 season. The 1871 baseball season is the first season of the “National
Association” and the first season where we have reliable statistics.  It is also the start of the Ross Barnes era
in my humble opinion.  Barnes h...
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Writing this blog, I intend to continue to explain exactly
how and where I get my stats from but I also want to get started on one of the
more fun things I have in mind, which is to blog every single season of Major
League Baseball from 1871 to the present....
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Talent in baseball is not normally distributed. It is a pyramid. For every player who is 10 percent above the average player, there are probably twenty players who are 10 pecent below average. -  Bill James. Note RPG is Runs Per Game, and is based my formul...
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