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By The Numbers: Why Do Hitters Continue To Try To Beat The Shift?

Aug 27 2014 12:16pm CDT | Source: CBS New York

By Father Gabe Costa » More Columns Ted Williams often said that the hardest individual act in sports was to hit a baseball. If you are a major-league player and you hit safely three times out of ten at-bats, you are considered a very good hitter. You will undoubtedly make a lot of money for being successful 30 percent of the time. This is such a difficult feat that many Hall of Famers such as Mickey Mantle, Duke Snider, Yogi Berra, Roy Campanella and Carl Yastrzemski — just to ...
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