Thursday, September 10, 2009

The First and Probably Last Time I'll Do This

He should end up in the Hall of Fame. NOT as a "great shortstop," NOT because he's a Yankee, NOT because he's "clutch," but because, when you strip away all of the fellating, all of the McCarver-isms, all of the obnoxious insistence from Yankee fans that he is baseball Jesus, when you strip all of that away, at the end of the day, he was an excellent, and maybe even great (though not one of "the" greats), hitter.

That's all I'll say about that.