In the past I have refused to spend a top pick or top money on a 1B because of the depth of the position.
Unless I’m playing in a league that starts two catchers, I generally wait to select one, preferring to load up on my outfielders, positions that generally offer more power and upside than the guy behind the plate, and away we go.
George Kurtz ranks the Top 25 starting pitchers in Fantasy Baseball
Think of the 1954 Giants as The Boys of The Summer Before. Perhaps the date is the first clue. The World Series could hardly have started any sooner, and given the course of events that quickly unfolded, there was no way it was going to end any later. In its time, that was a good thing.