The 2012 ‘Pound-For-Pound’ Awards
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In boxing — remember boxing? — a frequent debate-kindling topic is who’s the best “pound-for-pound” fighter in the world. So why not, now that baseball-less winter is descending upon us, apply this tidy conversation-starter to the greatest of all sports? Why not indeed!
To do this, we’ll be leaning heavily on the play index available at God’s own Baseball-Reference.com, which allows us to sort search results by listed weights. Sure, playing weights can be dubious things on occasion, but it’s usually the high end of the girth spectrum that’s to be doubted. We’re talking about the little guys.
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