Am I the only one who can't hit with Willie Mays?

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his attributes are amazing but I just can't hit for **** with him, same with Hank Aaron.........

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@brando-thegreat1 said in Am I the only one who can't hit with Willie Mays?:

his attributes are amazing but I just can't hit for **** with him, same with Hank Aaron.........

I couldn’t but I must admit i didn’t give either of them much of a chance. Probably 40 or so AB’s with Willie and 20 ish with Hank…their swings are definitely not ideal and considering how many righties pump 102 and/or have sinkers the odds are against you.

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Good point, open stances like with Trout seem to help, especially with lefties

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Bingo. Both Mays and Aaron have longer swing animations as well (so it seems)….so i think that hurts them as well

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I tried Mays in my lineup just didn’t work … Aaron I love however

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I took Mays over Sale back then. He's been amazing for me. Aaron as well. With Mays, you have to lay off inside pitches. That's the key because in the past I was bad with him. His speed is A+
He mashes no doubt opposite field homers. It's crazy.
I'm an offline player, so maybe there's a difference with how he's being pitched. If I faced him online, he'd get inside pitches all AB.

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All swing animations are the same length in terms of frames (a guy tested this), so it has everything to do with the stance and perceived swing time. Purely psychological. Still valid -- some guys work for you, some don't -- but it's nothing mechanical in the actual swings themselves.

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I struggled with them. Same with Bench ad Schmidt due to having closed stances.

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In my limited online hitting, I think I'm batting over .300 w/ about 10 hrs with Mays. I expect the inside pitch and mash it.

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I personally love Willie, always have. Gotta be able to pull the ball though.

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I'm legitimately furious about how bad a hitter they made Hank Aaron. That's the HR king, and he just lacks HR power in this game. It really makes me mad because I never saw Hank Aaron play, but my late father did, and he absolutely raved about Hank's ability. To see him rendered in this game as a warning track wannabe clown really upsets me.

Some people believe Bonds did performance enhancing drugs. Those people believe Hank Aaron had the most home runs in major league history. But he can't get one out in this game. Infuriating.

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@vk_ratliff_psn said in Am I the only one who can't hit with Willie Mays?:

I'm legitimately furious about how bad a hitter they made Hank Aaron. That's the HR king, and he just lacks HR power in this game. It really makes me mad because I never saw Hank Aaron play, but my late father did, and he absolutely raved about Hank's ability. To see him rendered in this game as a warning track wannabe clown really upsets me.

With all due respect, there must be some user error there. He's not my favorite card to use either, but his offensive attributes are definitely a good reflection of him and he hits bombs just fine whenever I use him.

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@raesone_psn said in Am I the only one who can't hit with Willie Mays?:

@vk_ratliff_psn said in Am I the only one who can't hit with Willie Mays?:

I'm legitimately furious about how bad a hitter they made Hank Aaron. That's the HR king, and he just lacks HR power in this game. It really makes me mad because I never saw Hank Aaron play, but my late father did, and he absolutely raved about Hank's ability. To see him rendered in this game as a warning track wannabe clown really upsets me.

With all due respect, there must be some user error there. He's not my favorite card to use either, but his offensive attributes are definitely a good reflection of him and he hits bombs just fine whenever I use him.

with all due respect, I once challenged you to a game and you ducked, so you shouldn't call me out about user error. makes you look soft.

hank aaron absolutely sucks in this game. it's not my opinion. it's a fact. and it's a travesty.

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@vk_ratliff_psn said in Am I the only one who can't hit with Willie Mays?:

@raesone_psn said in Am I the only one who can't hit with Willie Mays?:

@vk_ratliff_psn said in Am I the only one who can't hit with Willie Mays?:

I'm legitimately furious about how bad a hitter they made Hank Aaron. That's the HR king, and he just lacks HR power in this game. It really makes me mad because I never saw Hank Aaron play, but my late father did, and he absolutely raved about Hank's ability. To see him rendered in this game as a warning track wannabe clown really upsets me.

With all due respect, there must be some user error there. He's not my favorite card to use either, but his offensive attributes are definitely a good reflection of him and he hits bombs just fine whenever I use him.

with all due respect, I once challenged you to a game and you ducked, so you shouldn't call me out about user error. makes you look soft.

hank aaron absolutely sucks in this game. it's not my opinion. it's a fact. and it's a travesty.

I ducked? I said you were probably right because Fernando is hard to square up. That was me being courteous. Interesting take though.

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you ducked so hard I just figured you go to the university of oregon and have season tickets to the hockey team in anaheim.

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@vk_ratliff_psn said in Am I the only one who can't hit with Willie Mays?:

you ducked so hard I just figured you go to the university of oregon and have season tickets to the hockey team in anaheim.

K, whatever you say champ.

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i'm just messin with ya raisin, come on now.

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@vk_ratliff_psn said in Am I the only one who can't hit with Willie Mays?:

i'm just messin with ya raisin, come on now.

It was obvious given your record and averages. 🙂

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@raesone_psn said in Am I the only one who can't hit with Willie Mays?:

@vk_ratliff_psn said in Am I the only one who can't hit with Willie Mays?:

i'm just messin with ya raisin, come on now.

It was obvious given your record and averages. 🙂

Do you know my record? My record is 400 - 1500. I literally quit every game in a MLB stadium and I quit all games when my opponent bunts, even ones I'm well ahead in. I'm weird like that. I also quit all games in the rain, and sometimes, all games where the road team has all-white uniforms.

None of that says a thing about my stick skills, which are quite good.

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@vk_ratliff_psn said in Am I the only one who can't hit with Willie Mays?:

i'm just messin with ya raisin, come on now.

Don't you two start. Play it out. You both have something in common...if you played me, you'd win hahahaha. Don't be so serious.

I like Hank a lot in this game and Mays as well. But I also don't play much online so my experience is mostly against cpu on all star or above.