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Gibson joins the ranks

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Originally Published: May 14, 2004
By Rob Neyer | ESPN.com

Rob,

There's a problem with OPS comparisons like you did with the catchers that you may not have thought of. The adjusted OPS you used compares a player to the league average, but the two leagues might have quite different levels of offensive performance.

-- Scott

Scott, you're right. But only to a point. First off, I doubt if the biggest difference between the leagues would really change our conclusions by much. And second, the era I suspect of the greatest difference -- the ...

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