Ryan Howard and the 10 Worst Players Ever to Lead the League in HR and RBI

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Ryan Howard and the 10 Worst Players Ever to Lead the League in HR and RBI
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Ryan Howard is the best hitter in the National League.

After all, it very much looks like he is ready to turn up the heat in the second half, and in all likelihood he is going to lead the league in home runs and RBI this season.  And, of course, if he does that, he will be the best player in the league and easily earn his $20 million salary for the season.

Right?

Well, not necessarily.

Surely, by now we demand something more from our very best players. And while leading the league in home runs and RBI is an impressive feat, it is not the end-all be-all measure of greatness in the league.

To prove, let's take a look at the quite bad players who have led their league in home runs and RBI.

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