Toggle Menu

Rap Sheet

Links on R&P from around the web

Hamilton Has Superb Game, Green’s Was Better

posted on May 10, 2012

At Tablet, Marc Tracy reminds those baseball fans jumping on the Josh Hamilton band-wagon to not get ahead of themselves. Hamilton’s four homerun game on Wednesday night was spectacular. But the most productive offensive baseball performance of all-time? Nope. That accolade still belongs to the greatest Jewish ballplayer of recent memory, Shawn Green, who “almost exactly a decade ago—May 23, 2002—when the then-Los Angeles Dodger went six-for-six with four homers, a double, and a single: 19 total bases.” That’s one more than Hamilton’s 18. But who’s counting. 

Read at Tablet