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08-24-2019, 10:40 AM

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Originally Posted by jimmyg View Post
Of course. Not only are you "judged against your peers" but you also play against your peers , all during the same time frame. I'm pretty damn sure that if the pitchers of Ruth's time threw the same ball they use today and at the same speeds the batters would have adjusted their swing to meet the challenge. Ruth may have hit even more home runs...
Yep...I think Ďgreatsí should be considered in the context of their own eras.

The Great Dan Patch was pacing two-minute miles on dirt tracks at the turn of the last
century...with todayís training and equipment and modern racing surfaces...
...he would have a shot at winning the Indy..

...and Iím not going to disregard Plato and Socrates because they didnít know anything
about IPhones.


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