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June 29, 2011

Sully on Omar Vizquel’s 3,000 hit quest

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ June 29, 2011 6:00 pm

Sullivan @ THT:

Omar Vizquel‘s Hall of Fame credentials are becoming more and more valid as he hangs around the major leagues. Undeniably an elite defender and Gold Glove regular at second base, his hit total keeps climbing.

He already has more hits than Hall of Famers such as Andre Dawson, Tony Perez and Lou Gehrig. And he has long surpassed his fellow countryman Luis Aparicio.

Now of course, Vizquel was never an All-Star nor an elite player because of his bat; he has never had a 200-hit season (the closest being a 191- hit campaign in 1999). So his quest for 3,000 hits (he is currently 172 hits shy) would be without that magic number. …


1 Comment »

  1. he will do it, it will take him two or three seasons

    Comment by Anonymous — June 29, 2011 @ June 29, 2011 10:26 pm | Reply

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