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barrysloate
11-04-2011, 05:39 AM
Very sad to hear about the passing of Matty Alou. As I Giants fan I still can't forgive them for trading Matty to Pittsburgh in 1965, when he hit .342 and won the batting crown. RIP Matty.

David W
11-04-2011, 07:49 PM
Lifetime .315 hitter as a Cardinal...

base_ball
11-04-2011, 10:43 PM
The craftiest batsman I've ever seen. Rod Carew was close, but had more pure talent. I loved Matty Alou plate appearances. He's no doubt chopped a bad pitch over St. Peter's head at the golden gates.