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George Sisler Is Not as Great Today?

Published by on June 1, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

George Sisler set the record for most hits in a season in 1920 when he hit safely 257 times over a 154-game schedule. In 2004, Ichiro Suzuki set a new mark by getting 262 hits over the modern 162-game schedule.

George Sisler was one of the greatest players in the history of the game, a fact that some modern fans refuse to accept.

One of the Two Greatest Defensive First Basemen
Sisler, who started his career as a pitcher, is considered, with Hal Chase, one of the two greatest defensive first basemen ever.

George Sisler had a .340 lifetime average, but after suffering a sinus infection that cost him the 1923 season and affected his vision, he considered his career over, despite having some outstandin...

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