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Old 01-30-2013, 05:26 PM
Dread Pirate Jimbo Dread Pirate Jimbo is offline
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Originally Posted by TheBoltEater View Post
No, what were the Padres thinking?
Trading a glove for a stick - Templeton was arguably the best hitting shortstop in baseball at the time, with a career .305 batting average with a .743 OPS and a Silver Slugger award while playing for St. Louis. He was never quite the same hitter in San Diego as he was in St. louis, but still won another Silver Slugger in 1984.