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The Duke Snider- Jim Edmonds Comparison

Duke Snider, recently deceased, is a baseball legend. He roamed center field for the famous “Dem Bums” Brooklyn Dodgers during the 1950’s, and found himself with an extremely well-deserved spot in the Hall of Fame. Unfortunately, his playing days came before my birth, so it’s difficult to really grasp what type of player he was. Thankfully, we have baseball-reference’s amazing tool, the “similarity score,” which compares players’ careers and finds the most similar people throughout history.

"The Silver Fox." Because apparently being named Duke just wasn't cool enough.

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