The Mighty Shane

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Shane Victorino drives a ball down the left field line that barely stayed fair for a home run. (Yong Kim/Staff Photographer)

Only two other qualifying Phillies 5-foot-9 or under have ever come close to producing the slugging percentage (.551) that Shane Victorino has posted so far this season.

(And special thanks to the play index at baseball-reference.com, which allows users to use height as a variable in a search. Is this a great Internet or what!?)

      George Harper     Shane Victorino     Jimmy Rollins
Position OF CF SS
Height 5-8 5-9 5-8
Season 1925 2011 2007
Slugging Pct. .558 .551 .531
Batting Avg. .349 .314 .296
Hits-AB 173-495 121-385 212-716
   Singles 113 72 124
   Doubles 35 21 38
   Triples 7 14 20
   Home Runs      18 14 30
Total Bases 276 212 380

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