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Apparently looking at the graph below, of the starters that hit 9th in the lineup since 1920, Melky Cabrera has done the best. See the table below from Baseball-Reference to see the other members of the top 10.
Rk Player AB H HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS
1 Bucky Dent 1765 429 24 171 131 123 .243 .294 .329 .623
2 Pat Kelly 1589 395 23 168 111 321 .249 .306 .360 .666
3 Fred Stanley 747 167 3 53 78 87 .224 .298 .260 .558
4 Bob Meacham 792 184 3 62 76 167 .232 .307 .303 .610
5 Scott Brosius 745 194 24 98 58 124 .260 .317 .409 .726
6 Joe Girardi 680 175 7 86 38 91 .257 .296 .354 .650
7 Jim Mason 512 108 6 44 35 93 .211 .259 .301 .559
8 Andre Robertson 558 136 5 40 19 90 .244 .272 .330 .602
9 Melky Cabrera 599 177 9 74 37 74 .295 .337 .409 .746
10 Wayne Tolleson 495 117 1 31 49 101 .236 .305 .271 .575
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 3/30/2010.
I guess if you have to bat Melky 9th in the order, you really don’t have much to worry about, right?
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Lou GehrigRecently, the New York Daily News published their list of the All-World Series Yankees team. Looking over it, there is not much much debate at who should be on it, with the exception of one or two spots (Brosius vs Nettles, Larsen vs. Pettitte). Are you happy with this list? To see the full article click here.

Manager – Casey Stengel

C – Yogi Berra
1B – Lou Gehrig
2B – Billy Martin
SS – Derek Jeter
3B – Graig Nettles
OF – Mickey Mantle
OF – Babe Ruth
OF – Joe DiMaggio
DH – Reggie Jackson

SP – Whitey Ford
SP – Red Ruffing
SP – Allie Reynolds
SP – Walte Hoyt
SP – Don Larsen
CP – Mariano Rivera

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