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(12-29-2012 01:07 PM)Haze28 Wrote: I think Paige was the best for his time. Bob Gibson and Nolan Ryan are both close behind him, they were just plain nasty. For this era I would have to say Randy Johnson, Justin Verlander and Greg Maddux. Verlander needs a few more years of dominance for me to pencil him in permanently though. Same with my favorite, David Price. If he keeps improving and the Rays keep improving around him he will be a Cy Young contender every year.
(12-29-2012 01:12 PM)jacobystealshome Wrote: for this eras, i always take maddux...he did more with less. his control might be top 3 of all-time, and his baseball knowledge is off the charts
verlander is just too soon, same as price. along with johnson and maddux, you gotta include pedro, though somewhat like koufax, longevity isnt there (though pedro lasted longer)
(12-29-2012 03:22 PM)jacobystealshome Wrote: Counterpoint to randy johnson being the best:
i rest my case, your honor