Originally Posted by Brian26
Belle was only here for two of Frank's 15 years with the Sox, so that's not ag relevant statement in comparing the two. With that said, Frank played on generally very good Sox offensive teams. In the early part of his career, he had Raines, Cora, Robin and #9 hitter Guillen on base in front of him, and sometimes Robin, Franco, Belle and Tartabull hitting behind him.
Eh, Ozzie's career OBP with the Sox was .287, which makes Gordon Beckham look like a young Kevin Youkilis, Ozzie batted #9 for a reason, which was because he was only here for his glove.