Clipping:First baseman as a strong hitter
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|Date||Saturday, December 27, 1890|
There seems to be a tradition that a first baseman must be a great batsman. If he is not a better man that the average with the stick he is not apt to hold his position long on a major league team. “Can he bat?” is one of the first questions asked by a manager nowadays when he is looking for a first baseman.
|Submitted by||Richard Hershberger|
|Origin||Initial Hershberger Clippings|