Manoman’s Top 20 (20-11)

This is the first entry of a 2 part series titled Manoman’s Top 20

 I was thinking about doing something like:

  • The Top Awesome Players That Are Now Playing Today
  • My Grand Slam Crew of Active Baseball Players

            I was even thinking of doing something like…

  •            The 20 Most Spectacular Men That Are Playing the Game of Baseball Today

                              (thankfully I didn’t go there)

So with that, let’s get on with the list!!!

                                                                   
 

 

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20. Adrian Gonzalez 1B

Always flying under the radar and puts up great numbers at the massive Petco Park.

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19.Dustin Pedroia 2B

The “Little Man” had great numbers in 2008 and he won the MVP Award. Even though he is a Red Sox, I like him because he shows so much determination and dediication to the game of baseball.

Determination by Dad_the_Jedi.

Nick Markakis

18. Nick Markakis RF

He is a consistent threat at the plate and makes great plays in the outfield.

 

Nick Markakis dove to catch a short fly ball off the bat of Mark Loretta.


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17. Grady Sizemore CF

Grady is a great young hitter with 40-40 potential and he is very exciting to watch on the field.

 

Cleveland Indians center fielder Grady Sizemore sacrificed...

 


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 16. David Price SP

David is an amazing young pitcher who is going to be the next Johan Santana. He has electric stuff and is the future ace of the Rays.

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 15. Jorge Posada C

 

He is a homegrown Yankee who has played with the club for more than 10 years now. He also provides great leadership and order to the pitching staff and is cool to watch in the game.

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Ichiro Suzuki.jpg14. Ichiro Suzuki RF

I like how Ichiro plays the game and he is practically a guarantee to get on base every time he is at bat. He has gold glove caliber fielding and he is a steals machine.

Ichiro Suzuki by strobist. 

                                                  

                  
CC Sabathia.jpg13. CC Sabathia SP

CC is now in N.Y.C. and with him comes at least 15 victories and a great attitude. I feel like he is one of my “home boys”.

 

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12. Mark Teixeira 1B

Mark is an up-beat kind of guy that brings his best to the field every game and always has a smile on his face.

Summer Super Smile by Marcus Vegas..
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11. Tim Lincecum SP
“The Freak” is a phenomenal young stud that blows hitters away with his impressive arsenal of pitches. Admit it, he looks like a kid and yet he still dominates guys that are in their 30’s.
 
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The W.B.C. is almost here!
The Manoman

Posted on March 3, 2009, in Dailies, MLB and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.

  1. Because he has only played two seasons I will forgive you for having my Dustin at #19! 🙂

    Julia
    http://werbiefitz.mlblogs.com/

  2. Thanks for the congratulations and the compliment. I really appreciate it. What do you think about the latest A-Rod fiasco with this hip of his? His brother swears he’s having the surgery but then the Yankees release a statement saying he isn’t.
    http://www.chrisrisley.mlblogs.com

  3. Nice list.
    I see the trio of Pedroia, Markakis and Sizemore only getting better every year. I honestly did not even think of Gonzalez for this list. But you are right his number do support him on here.

    I can’t wait to see the Top 10 players. I know of a few who are missing here that might make that list………Great blog.

    Rays Renegade

    http://raysrenegade.mlblogs.com

  4. crazy19canuck

    Makes you wonder who’s on the Top 10…there are quite a few names that pop into my mind.
    Canuck

  5. Hey I was just woundering is this the top 20 overall

    Also check out my blog and please leave feedback I would like to know how it is

  6. it is

    MMLBblog.mlblogs.com

  7. I just traded Ryan Howard for Prince Fielder. Is that good?
    Cheeky
    http://cheeky.mlblogs.com

  8. I like your top twenty. When will 10-1 be out?

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