The internet is a beautiful thing. And among the most beautiful things on the WWW is baseball-reference.com. One of the recently added features to that site is a compilation of pitch data for each player. So, I can see how many strikes a player took. How many times he swung at the first pitch. Under a player's splits, I can see how many one pitch at bats he had. They have yet to compile that data to get summaries for each team (slackers). So, I've taken the time to start building up the database for the Dave Littlefield era Pirates. I've got 2002 and 2003 completed. And I also looked at Randall Simon's whole career. Not sure what there is to learn, but the data is intriguing.
The Fall of the House of Simon
I looked at every Randall Simon season in which he got 200 or more plate appearance...
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