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Old 01-30-2013, 08:19 AM
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Originally Posted by TriPolar View Post
That was a statistic about him that I didn't know, but it doesn't surprise me. He retired when his numbers dropped too low for his own standards, and turned down opportunities to DH in the AL. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1995, the only player elected that year in their first year of eligibility. He has impressive numbers for a 1980s ballplayer.
He also might lead the league in the number of tears shed during a retirement speech:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOPL...e_gdata_player