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Top Shortstops of All Time

The 1990's and early 2000's were the time of the shortstops. No longer were they just slick fielders. They became middle of the order hitters and MVP's, Alex Rodriquez, Derek Jeter,Nomar Garciaparra, Miguel Tejeda, and Barry Larkin lead the way. In 2003, the New York Yankee traded for A Rod putting but he and Jeter on the same team, thus hurting his chances at becoming the greatest shortstop in the games history.

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Top Shortstops of All Time | Honus Wagner

The Dutchman was one of top players of all time.

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Top Shortstops of All Time | Ernie Banks

Before the switch to first Ernie was one of the best.

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Top Shortstops of All Time | Derek Jeter

Mr. 4000? He could become third player to reach 4000 hits.

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Top Shortstops of All Time | John Henry Lloyd | The Baseball Page

One of the greatest players deprived of an opportunity to perform in the major leagues because of the color of his skin, John Henry "Pop" Lloyd is generally considered to be the premier Negro League player of the Deadball Era. Frequently referred to as the "Black Honus Wagner" during his playing days, Lloyd was a superb all-around player who was both an exceptional hitter and an outstanding defensive shortstop.

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Top Shortstops of All Time | Cal Ripken Jr.

The Iorn man was better with glove than you think.

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Top Shortstops of All Time | Joe Cronin

Had distinction of being traded by father in law. That is one way to know maybe the marriage was not blessed . . .

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Top Shortstops of All Time | Arky Vaughan

Had some of best seasons ever at short. His .385 in 1935 is the best BA for a NL shortstop in modern era.

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Top Shortstops of All Time | Willie Wells | The Baseball Page

One of the best ever Wells could do it all.

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Top Shortstops of All Time | Ozzie Smith

The Wizard developed into a productive offensive player second half of career.

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Top Shortstops of All Time | Luke Appling