This is both the strength and weakness of this kind of list. No matter how many stats Bondy uses and how he uses them (not very consistently) these are always purely subjective lists based on the author's biases, sources, time, and place. But with that caveat, this is a fun set of lists because of the bottoms up look. No Rose vs. Cobb, no Ruth vs. Aaron here. These are guys famous for their blunders (Merkle, Buckner), incompetence (Mendoza, Giambi), and general idiocy (Rocker, Finley).
Bondy does sometimes use sabre stats to justify the inclusion of names on the lists, but isn't consistent in using them. As I said above, these are personal lists so that is his prerogative, but some consistency might have better proved his case in the arguments these kind of lists invariably start.
But as a set of argument starters, this set is as good as any of the many that have been published about baseball. For me the failure to include Bonds and Clements on the list of cheaters is an impossibly large blind spot. You can read the lists and pick your own arguments.
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