We hire both. But we hire more non-experienced officers. My guess is that it's mostly because we get more applicants that have no experience.
Our average new rookie class has about 20-25 recruits, while we usually have around 5 lateral recruits per class.
Pittsburgh Pirates- 1st place NL Central 7/15/11
They've got us surrounded? Good. Now we can fire in any direction, those bastards wont get away this time
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