After glancing at the ESPN stuff on "Babe Ruth or Hank Aaron" I did not go on to further aggravation and read "Willie Mays or Mickey Mantle". Read the ESPN stuff yourself, then read my post that includes enough to provide reasonable perspective on Ruth.
Babe Ruth never batted against Satchel Paige. Neither did Jackie Robinson. Friday, May 29, 2009
I wonder how the ESPN wizards would do with Aaron or Barry Bonds. All the stuff about Ruth not facing more diverse pitchers and better pitches would then apply to Aaron. Of course, they could always cop out on performance enhancing drugs (PED). Except:
Those 1973 Atlanta Braves: was there something in the water? Tuesday, August 31, 2010