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Believe it or not, Dunston not worst DH ever

Shawon Dunston was the DH for the Giants in Game 2. That begs the question: Is he the worst DH in World Series history?

Originally Published: October 20, 2002
By Rob Neyer | ESPN.com

As exciting as Game 2 was, my mind kept coming back to one question ... Is Shawon Dunston the worst designated hitter in World Series history?

To find out, I made a list of every player who ever started a World Series game as a DH (this eliminates a fair number of players who are officially listed as a DH because they pinch-hit or pinch-ran for the "real" designated hitter). Next, I entered each player's OPS during that season, and also his career OPS.

Not exactly rocket science, but ...

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