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 Posted: Wed Feb 25th, 2009 09:37 pm
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pjstef wrote: Henderson's timing works perfectly as an 80s player, in that he broke out in 79 and hit stride in 1980, kept going throughout the decade.
Precisely my reasoning.  Gwynn came in in '83, Mattingly in '83, Clemens in '84, Schmidt declined in '88, etc.  Rickey was there and mashin' and stealin' and snatchin' the whole time, and capped off the decade huge