I feel as if that time is long gone, and it doesn't even matter if some FBI level pro-scout finds the next Pete Rose. The front office of MLB teams don't want that style of player. The simple truth is that putting the ball in play isn't valued as much anymore. K/BB/HR have dominated the style of MLB play for at least the last 10 to 20 years, and I see no changes coming anytime soon.
Nick Madrigal waves hello.