I was just playing around with the latest edition of the Sabermetric Baseball Encyclopedia, running some sorts and the like, and then I can across this one:
These are Ken’s lifetime stats and Bernie’s through the 2005 season. Could they be any closer? And, it’s fun because they were both switch hitters.
What’s telling to me is the last season for each batter. Singleton’s last year was 1984. And, it was the worst season that he had in his career. Last year was Williams’ worst season in the bigs with the bat. Ken elected to retire. I think Bernie should do the same.