Carlos Pena, sniffing history | Sharapova's Thigh

Carlos Pena, sniffing history

Posted by FlyAtTheThigh | 9/02/2009 08:08:00 PM | ,

Or at least, I think it's history. If nothing else, it's very weird.

Pena came into today hitting .225. As best as I can tell, that makes him last in hitting amongst qualifying batters in the AL. He's also leading the AL in homers.

So I was sitting and wondering...has this ever happened before? Has anyone ever lead their league in bombs while having the lowest average? A cursory look doesn't reveal another.

I'll be rooting for a bunch of 1 for 5 nights for Pena, the one of course being a homer. And I'll also be rooting against the Gerald Lairds of the world, who would attempt to take this date with history away from us with their special brand of 'hitting'.

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