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There's still strength in numbers

Just because so many players are achieving milestones doesn't mean they have any less value. Story

Updated: July 4, 2007, 6:40 PM ET
By Jim Caple | Page 2

Frank Thomas hit his 500th home run and Craig Biggio reached the 3,000 hit mark on the same day last week in baseball's most remarkable statistical convergence since Derek Jeter scored his 1,000th run the same night he scored with his 1,000th woman.

Back in ancient times, when we still thought phones were for talking to people, we would have considered Thomas and Biggio reaching those marks a very big deal. Sadly, we've become so jaded by such milestones recently that we can't get excited ...

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