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.
|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 Rogel||3.119|
|Third Base||Alex Rodriguez||4.398||Pete Rose||3.978||Marv Owen||2.953|
|Catcher||Jorge Posada||3.370||Johnny Bench||3.729||Mickey Cochrane||3.845|
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