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The worst baseball pitchers of all time

bad luck, bad arms, bad teams, and just plain bad

by Kaufman, Alan S.

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Published by Carol Pub. Group in Secaucus, N.J .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Pitchers (Baseball) -- United States,
    • Baseball -- Records -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Alan S. Kaufman and James C. Kaufman.
      ContributionsKaufman, James C.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV871 .K38 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 232 p. :
      Number of Pages232
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1121591M
      ISBN 100806516534
      LC Control Number94048362
      OCLC/WorldCa31776365

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      13 Albert Belle. via Albert Belle was the first baseball player to earn a contract worth more than $10 million a year. He was also the first guy to hit 50 home runs and 50 doubles in the same season. He was a feared hitter that had incredible raw power that most pitchers feared. As it turned out, it wasn’t solely raw power.   These are exclusively position players, no pitchers allowed on this list. Come back at PM CT and I’ll identify the player who holds the distinction of being The Worst Hitter of All-Time, along with some interesting information about his career. Shop The Official Online Shop of Major League Baseball. Gary Livacari.


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