The Frankenstein on the Mound: Constructing the Ultimate MLB Pitcher

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The Frankenstein on the Mound: Constructing the Ultimate MLB Pitcher
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If you were to build a Major League pitcher, where would you start?

No, I'm not talking about Elmer's glue and popsicle sticks. I mean the best pitchers' control, velocity, and mental makeup. Look around the league—what would you take from who?

In this slideshow are the 10 body parts and attributes I would take from around the game, from arm and command to glove and pickoff move.

In the interest of diversity, I limited myself to taking only one part per pitcher. Otherwise, the final product would have probably just looked like a combination of Cliff Lee and Roy Halladay.

Here's hoping my monstrosity sticks to terrorizing opposing hitters, instead of 19th-century villagers.

In this slideshow are the 10 body parts and attributes I would take from around the game, from arm and command to glove and pickoff move.

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