Clemens is considered one of the greatest ever but would you rather have his 3.18 ERA or Mathewson's 2.13? Mathewson also threw more complete games
and innings than Clemens. In modern times, Mathewson would be a blessing for a team's bullpen.
Even if he is the toughest pitcher of our era, he still doesn't pitcha complete game every game, so he wouldn't be conditioned enough to throw one
every game. BTW, have you ever heard that story about John Mcgraw and how he started a fight that resulted in a fire that burned a stadium (I should
say park) to the ground?
yes youve told me and clemens conditions in the off season better than any pitcher in major league history besides possibly nolan ryan....christy had
mcgraw as a tough gritty who leaves the pitcher in and clemens has so furit cake managing the astros and plus if the 1910's nad 20's giants had brad
lidge they would use him
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