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November 13, 2008
BASEBALL: Pieces of Seasons

Steve Treder has an excellent Hardball Times piece on the best short seasons by hitters, including parts of seasons when a player switched teams. Two current free agents are prominently featured, as you might expect.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 9:12 PM | Baseball 2008 | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)
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Another guy that could be in this group is Cliff Johnson. Bill James famously said he would have hit 500 homers if "...the Astros hadn't wasted half of his career trying to make him a catcher."

He had a host of "tiny" seasons due to trades, etc. Here are his full stats:

http://www.baseball-reference.com/j/johnscl01.shtml

Posted by: Mearth at November 14, 2008 9:14 AM
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