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What if Barry Bonds had played without a baseball bat?

SB Nation

So this turned out a lot more interesting than I had anticipated. If your opponents fear you as the best baseball player of all time, do you even need a bat to be successful? Love the idea behind this thought experiment and the thoroughness of the simulation. Oh, and the results.

Published in Weekly Filet #258, in December 2017. More on: #, #, #

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