This reminds me of what Jason Varitek said when he was interviewed after the Sox won the WS in 2004. He was asked how they managed to shut down the Cardinals bats as they were such good hitters. He said something along the lines of, "Good pitching will make good hitters look foolish."They were hitting bad pitches. The pitching, while not as glamorous as the hitting, is The Thing.
You are a good man. Also, you were fortunate to get a good education. You are probably from Massachusetts or Canada.If I ever meet Smoltz I will say
UNIQUE DOES NOT MEAN DIFFERENT IT IS ONE OF A KIND
THINGS CANNOT BE VERY UNIQUE OR PRETTY UNIQUE
ALSO IF YOU PITCHED IN THE AL EAST YOUR CAREER ERA WOULD BE 4