Big Papi or Big Hurt?

More Imposing Hitter: Big Papi or Big Hurt?

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Post#1 » by 2009NBAChamps » Mon Apr 2, 2007 7:06 pm

Who, in their prime, do you think is the more imposing hitter?
i.e. if you were a pitcher who would you not want to face?
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Post#2 » by nycballer718 » Mon Apr 2, 2007 7:49 pm

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Post#3 » by Andrea>Dirk » Mon Apr 2, 2007 9:20 pm

I'd say Ortiz but not by much
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Post#4 » by sunshinekids99 » Mon Apr 2, 2007 9:38 pm

Thomas was a heck of a player. If it's just for one season I'll take Ortiz, for a stretch it's hard to argue against Thomas.
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Post#5 » by Bleeding Green » Mon Apr 2, 2007 9:53 pm

Frank Thomas no doubt about it.

1994, Frank Thomas: .353/.487/.729

C'mon now, Ortiz isn't even in that same paragraph.
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Post#6 » by sunshinekids99 » Mon Apr 2, 2007 10:28 pm

Alright scratch my first post. I guess I just forgot just how good Thomas was in the 90's. Thanks BG.
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Post#7 » by RaoulDuke79 » Mon Apr 2, 2007 10:51 pm

Since you said "prime", have to go with Thomas.


Obviously Ortiz is far superior NOW though.
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Post#8 » by bigboy1234 » Tue Apr 3, 2007 3:14 am

Frank Thomas in his prime was a far superior hitter, it's not really even close.
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Post#9 » by SportsWorld » Tue Apr 3, 2007 3:22 am

If it was a clutch situation I would go with Ortiz
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Post#10 » by FaTaL » Tue Apr 3, 2007 4:01 am

papi cause hes younger
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Post#11 » by kg2005 » Tue Apr 3, 2007 6:21 am

SportsWorld wrote:If it was a clutch situation I would go with Ortiz
Non-Clutch-Thomas


This clutch thing is going to start to be a real problem.


Its gotta be Thomas. Ortiz is great, but Thomas was on another level.
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Post#12 » by Sashobe » Tue Apr 3, 2007 6:58 am

Papi is the guy of today

Big Hurt is the guy of yesterday.

Overall, I like Big Hurt much more because I am a Yankee Fan.
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Post#13 » by Baller 24 » Tue Apr 3, 2007 8:48 pm

Ortiz!
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Post#14 » by Bow2Yao11 » Fri Apr 6, 2007 5:24 am

Big Papi. One of the best clutch hitters in the MLB.
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Post#15 » by TSC25 » Sat Apr 7, 2007 6:29 am

Bleeding Green wrote:Frank Thomas no doubt about it.

1994, Frank Thomas: .353/.487/.729

C'mon now, Ortiz isn't even in that same paragraph.


I agree,you cant compare Frank and David,the question said in there prime,and Frank was one of the best hitters of all time in his prime.
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Post#16 » by TMU » Sat Apr 7, 2007 8:08 am

The Big Hurt for sure...
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Post#17 » by 2009NBAChamps » Sat Apr 7, 2007 11:05 pm

TSC25 wrote:-= original quote snipped =-



I agree,you cant compare Frank and David,the question said in there prime,and Frank was one of the best hitters of all time in his prime.


You would think so but the poll does suggest otherwise.. lol
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Post#18 » by BavarianBlitzkrieg » Sun Apr 8, 2007 8:09 pm

LMAO, Frank's OPS and homers are similar to Papi's TODAY. In his prime? LMAO, Frank by a mile, the man has one of the highest OPS of all-time, record for straight years w/ .300 avg, 20 homers, 100 runs, 100 rbi's, 100 walks (7 years). Frank is a all-time HOF great, no contest.
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Post#19 » by BavarianBlitzkrieg » Sun Apr 8, 2007 8:18 pm

Its sad Ortiz is winning this poll.

Frank in 95'- .308/40/111 and 136 walks, 1.061 OPS, 102 runs
Frank in 96'- .349/40/134 and 109 walks, 1.085 OPS, 110 runs
Frank in 97'- .347/35/125 and 109 walks, 1.067 OPS, 110 runs

Ortiz has had an OPS above 1.000 twice, Frank 7 times
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Post#20 » by skones » Sun Apr 8, 2007 10:06 pm

Thomas easy. Ortiz has gone over .300 once and that was by one thousandth. In seasons where Ortiz has played more than 100 games he's averaged 33.8 home runs. For Thomas it's 34.3. So Thomas is better in that aspect and he's also better in HR per AB. Thomas is better in nearly every aspect of hitting. Anyone who says Ortiz is nuts IMO.

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