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I have heard of managers who encourage players not to slide hard for fear they will get hurt and be lost from the lineup for a time. That is why you occasionally see a player go into second base on a double-play ball and not even bother to slide. I wonder, could Ty Cobb
sit though plays like that and hold his lunch?
Won the Triple Crown in 1966, leading the American League in batting average, home runs, and runs batted in, to go along with the MVP award.