His finest year came in 1969 when he showed baseball, much like Eddie Yost before him, that a man can reach the .400 on-base plateau without hitting .270. The Toy Cannon paced the NL with 148 walks which boosted his on-base percentage to the stellar regions of .436. But unlike Eddie “The Walking Man” Yost, Wynn had power to spare. Jim led Major League center fielders with 33 homeruns and finished third in the NL with 113 runs scored. Wynn was the only NL center fielder to slug over .500.Full post here.
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Introducing Jimmy Wynn
Courtesy of Brett Kiser once again: