Results for tag: Andy Pettitte
Posted by: Michael on Feb 13, 2011 at 01:45:21 AM

Much like in a political campaign where your opponent attempts to bring you down by hammering away at your greatest strength to turn it into a weakness or non-factor, such seems to be the case with Andy Pettitte.  With Pettitte retiring and the debate beginning on whether the lefty deserves a spot in Cooperstown, the anti-Pettitte crowd is tearing him down for his playoff record.  One can argue whether or not Pettitte is hall worthy but going after accomplishments in post-season play is absurd.

Their chief reasons are Pettitte pitching for a dynasty Yankees team (never mind his helping pitch the Houston Astros to their first Pennant) pitching in the “Wild Card Era” with one more round (I guess all those writers still believe Babe Ruth’s 60 homers in a single