The question about pitching and age

Phil Birnbaum takes another look at the typical aging curve of a major league pitcher. I tend to believe his interpretation of the studies: that pitchers do generally improve as they age (up to a certain age), but the average aging curve of a major league pitcher drifts downward from the beginning of his career due to injuries impacting some of the best young pitching talents.

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