Just putting this out there as a discussion starter... to quote from SABR's bio of the HOFer, "Scouts had seen Boggs struggle, and even when he hit they weren’t sure if he had the necessary talent to play professional baseball. He didn’t have much speed or range, and was rated poorly in most areas. The Major League Scouting Bureau called him a nonprospect. One scout wrote, “needs a lot of help with bat,” [...]"
As focused as college recruiters have become on the measurables, I bet Boggs would not have gotten looks even from a lot of D3 coaches these days. What do you think his 60-time was? His exit velo at age 17 or 18?