Three Strikes: Call it September madness
September, 10, 2008
STRIKE ONE -- SEPTEMBER CALLUP DEPT.: Fact: The year that Ryan Howard won the National League Rookie of the Year Award (2005), it was actually Dan Johnson who somehow got elected as the first baseman on the Topps All-Rookie team. Go figure. Clearly inspired by that honor, Johnson then charged out there and managed to only get out-homered by Howard 148 to 28 in the three years since.
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