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January 19, 2010

January 19 links

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ January 19, 2010 5:43 pm
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– How valuable is a good farm system?

– Carlton Fisk disagrees with Marc Mcgwire.

– The Sox outrighted catcher Cole Armstrong to AAA Charlotte.

– Dayan Viciedo is working out at 1st base at Camp Cora.

– Kenny can’t figure out why Linebrink sucked last year. J.J. wonders what the Sox will do with him after this year.

Paul Konerko a Hall of Fame player?.

– Erick Threets: Don Cooper Spring Training project.

July 27, 2009

BTB Historical Catcher review (Carlton Fisk is up there!)

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ July 27, 2009 5:11 pm


The “Pudge” before “Pudge” Rodriguez, Fisk got to this point on the list in two primary ways: playing forever, and putting up very good numbers over that time.  24 seasons is second only to Deacon McGuire among the top-100 catchers, and his 9748 PA’s is second to none.  Fisk played 97% of his games behind the dish, playing from 1969 to 1993(!). …

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