Infographic: MLB Offensive Performance by Position, 1992-2011Posted: July 14, 2014
Here’s a comparative look at the offensive performance of Major League ballplayers, divided by position. Created a few years ago by Craig Robinson, I think this infographic is fascinating in that it serves to prove that a lot of our stereotypes about how well certain position players hit seem to be true. Or, perhaps, these are merely self-fulfilling prophecies — i.e. if you can’t hit, you might as well give up your dreams of becoming a first baseman.