Florida Marlins outfielder Mike Stanton generates the inevitable Dave Winfield comparisons because he's a 6-foot-5, 240-pound right-handed slugger with a multisport background. His Double-A hitting coach called him "Paul Bunyan,'' and one opposing manager said he looks like a "15-year-old playing on an 8-year-old Little League team.'' Hello, Danny Almonte.
Still, it's only when Stanton starts eliciting classic 1960s sitcom references that you realize how extraordinary he can be.
Read full story