Michael Barrett – 2007 Topps

March 7, 2011

May 20, 2006

A day so glorious that the Tribune has an entire gallery on-line. Still!

Oh, and in case you don’t remember…

Barrett could hit, for the most part. (See above, heh…)

But as a catcher, he was a third baseman.

As a third baseman, he was a catcher.

His offensive WAR was 7.9. His defensive WAR was -7.6

And you have to be extra special bad to accumulate that negative WAR in fielding.

Still, you gotta admire his spunk. And while he was persona non-grata in Chicago after fighting with Carlos Zambrano, I think that fight needs to be taken in context with Zambrano and the Cubs recent histories.

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