He didn't just do that, did he?

Yes, Kurt Streeter of the L.A. Times compared Maury Wills favorably to Ernie Banks, Rod Carew, Pee Wee Reese and Luis Aparicio. Too bad — it undercuts Streeter's argument that Wills is a Hall of Fame shortstop.

Rob McMillin at 6-4-2 blogs that Wills is defensible for his achivements as a player, but not for what happened after. it makes him suspicious not just of Streeter, but of the Times.

August 18, 2008 1:53 PM • Native Intelligence • Email the editor
 

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