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Was the 2010 New York Yankee infield the greatest hitting infield of all-time?

Over the past few years this hot topic has been debated countless times. When looking back on some of the greatest offensive infields of all time, the two teams that are most commonly mentioned are the 1976 Cincinnati Reds and the 1934 Detroit Tigers. Below you will find a composite ranking of the current New York Yankees infield in relation to the 1976 Cincinnati Reds and 1934 Tigers using the BGH ranking system. Based on projected career statistics for Mark Teixeira and Robinson Cano our analysis shows that ultimately the 2010 Yankee infield may someday be viewed as the greatest hitting infield of all time.

 

2010 Yankees

1976 Reds

1934 Tigers

Position                 


Player
                                             

Point Total

Player                    

Point Total

Player                    

Point Total

First Base

Mark Teixeira

3.980

Tony Perez

3.787

Hank Greenberg

4.568

Second Base

Robinson Cano

3.560

Joe Morgan

4.106

Charlie Gehringer

4.198

Short Stop

Derek Jeter

3.652

Dave Concepcion

3.251

Billy Rogell

3.119

Third Base

A-Rod

4.398

Pete Rose

3.978

Marv Owen

2.953

Catcher

Jorge Posada

3.370

Johnny Bench

3.729

Mickey Cochrane

3.845

Total Points

 

18.960

 

18.851

 

18.683


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Posted by Joe Angelini at 9/30/2010 3:28 PM | Add Comment