I call that the Babe Ruth effect. The indelible image of Babe Ruth is that of a big fan man swatting huge home runs and waddling around the bases even though for most of his career he was lean and fast.
Originally Posted by slx90+
Like Ruth, Staub got heavy at the end of his career but wasn't fat at all in his prime. But unlike Ruth, Staub was never fast.
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