Is the weaker player always the No. 4?

Published on: December 1, 2014

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Not necessarily. The No. 1 and 4 positions are considered the best places to put the team’s weaker players, particularly the latter because it’s primarily a defensive role. (the No. 4, or Back position is certainly the least respected)
However, among the great No. 4s in polo history is Devereux Milburn, a 10-goaler and one of the game’s best scholars and teachers.

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