2023 MLB Baseball Thread

Nettles and Rolen were nearly identical from a defensive standpoint if I remember correctly but Rolen is better offensively. If you’re going by saber stats. Both rank very high on several 3b defensive metrics but behind Brooks and Beltre as you note.

better hitter than Brooks, equal or better than Molitor (great accumulated), Santo.

surprisingly few 3B in HoF. He is not as good as all the other who played in my lifetime (Jones, Schmidt, Brett, Boggs (all no brainers) or Matthews.

Better than a half dozen from eras long ago