Every baseball man can tick them off in his sleep: hit for average, hit for power, run, field, throw.
Everything you'd ever want in a ballplayer, right?
Well, no. Not everything. If you add knowledge of the strike zone, then you've got your perfect ballplayer (read: Alex Rodriguez). But without that knowledge -- or rather, with no apparent knowledge at all -- a player simply won't develop into a consistently great hitter. Or so the theory goes. Sammy Sosa was like that. ...
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