Scott: 1920 Indians: All hail mighty Quinn

From SABR member David A. Scott at on May 21, 2020:

In the spirit of collegiality, I will not ask you to read about the merits of the designated hitter here. I’ll also skip performance enhancing drugs, revenue sharing, global warming and my voting record.

I do intend to show the tremendous difference in the hitting performance of pitchers back in 1920 and recent seasons before germs laid us low.

I do this because the 1920 Indians’ featured game this week was all about a Yankee pitcher who did everything he could in defeating the Tribe.

No, it wasn’t Babe Ruth.

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Originally published: May 21, 2020. Last Updated: May 21, 2020.