Do older players draw more walks?
A sudden rise in walk rates of players in their 30s is rare
Last week in reference to Marco Scutaro, I wrote: "I will submit that no player in the history of the majors has, at 33, essentially tripled his walk rate."
Since then I've checked, and I was right. Before I checked, though, Rany Jazayerli sent me this missive:
Maybe not, but I can think of two players who came pretty close.
Eddie Joost went from walking 60-70 times a year to walking 110-130 times a year in 1947, at age 31. Granted, he completely remade his approach while in ...
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