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Old 02 June 2007, 08:38 PM
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Originally Posted by cdav1313 View Post
Well, the center-piece of baseball is the homerun. What do you think baseball's most cherished record is? The stolen base record? The hit by pitch record?
To me, there is no record more hallowed than Cy Youngs career victories record. To me, the most exciting plays in baseball are 1) the strikeout 2) the double play and 3) the triple or inside-the-parker.

Hank Aaron seems to agree with me:

I never thought home runs were all that exciting. I still think the triple is the most exciting thing in baseball.
The influx of home runs in the Majors during the late '90's drove me away from the game.
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