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100 Greatest Second Baseman of All-Time

The gold standard of second baseman is Rogers Hornsby. Sure Nap Lajoie and Eddie Collins provided offense from the second base position prior to Hornsby’s arrival but their offensive production, as does every other second baseman since Hornsby, pales in comparison. It wasn’t until Joe Morgan joined the Big Red Machine that another second baseman made a similar offensive impact

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Washington Nationals Best Single Seasons

This is a list of the Washington Nationals best single seasons. I decided to select two players for each infield position, six outfielders (regardless of specific position), and one designated hitter for each AL team. Hitters had to play at least 51% of games at their position. For pitching, we selected seven starting pitchers, three non-closers, and two closers. Starting

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New York Mets All-Time Roster

This is the New York Mets all-time roster. I decided to select two players for each infield position, six outfielders (regardless of specific position), and one designated hitter for each AL team. Hitters had to have a minimum of 1,500 plate appearance. For pitching, we selected seven starting pitchers, three non-closers, and two closers. Starting pitchers had to start at

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2017 All-MLB Team

I recently read where a fan wondered why baseball doesn’t have All-Pro teams like football or All-NBA teams like basketball. The response was they have the Silver Slugger and Gold Glove Awards. True. My problem with those awards can be summed up in a single word: bias. Those awards, like all awards, are voted on by people. There are rules

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