This past offseason, we learned that Oliver Perez is the next Sandy Koufax. It's an obvious assessment and I'm not sure how only Scott Boras realized it.
According to Rhodes Scholar and SNY talking head Marc Malusis, Jeff Francoeur is the next Mickey Mantle. Thank you Marc for bringing this comp to our attention.
Here are some more Hall of Fame comparisons for current Mets players. See if you can come up with any others:
- Omir Santos is the next Roy Campanella
- Livan Hernandez is the next Kid Nichols
- Bobby Parnell is the next Goose Gossage
- Argenis Reyes is the next Rod Carew