Some Hitters Don’t Wear Comfortable Shoes.
In 1973, the American League introduced the designated hitter to replace the pitcher in the batting order. The designated hitter, or DH, is the only position in baseball that never goes out on the field to play defense. Maybe they aren’t agile anymore, or maybe their feet hurt from now wearing comfortable shoes. We don’t see why: there’s a sale on athletic shoes that give you 20% savings.
There aren’t many players that are full-time DHs, but of those who did play most of their games at DH, there are some outstanding hitters who helped to make their teams great. The following are my picks for the greatest designated hitters of all time.
The greatest DH so far in history has got to be David Ortiz. “Big Papi” holds the record for hits, RBI and home runs at the DH position. He … Read the rest