Wednesday, March 23, 2005
In Jim Baker's 2005 Wish List (subscription required), published on Baseball Prospectus this morning, Baker hopes that one of baseball's most unbreakable records gets challenged this year. The prime candidate to take down DiMaggio's 56-game hitting steak is, of course, Ichiro. After remarking on Ichiro hitting safely in 135 out of 161 games in which he played, Baker had this to say:
He even gets points for already having dealt with a media entourage larger than the all-time peak posse-size of M.C. Hammer.Simply brilliant.