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Criteria is critical.

We are influenced by who the stars were when we were 12-15 years old; our favorite players. That said, I tend to come down for the players that were most feared: the pitcher/hitter if your life were on the line, clutch guys that could win the big one for you. My list is Ruth, Aaron, Mays, Williams, Mantle, Clemente, Bob Gibson, Spahn, Koufax, Musial. Next line includes Rivera, Jeter, Rose, Bonds, Yaz, Joe D, Cobb, Hornsby, Bench, Gehrig. IMO, the top 5 separated themselves, leaving not much separation for the next 15-20-30 players: Marichal, Eckersley, Berra, Griffey Jr, Oz Smith, Ichiro, Clemons, Ortiz, Ripken, Palmer, Feller, McCovey, Banks......

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Posted: 05/08/2020 at 09:47AM


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ESPN did Baseball's All-Time Greatest Top 10 this morning. -- jdubforwahoowa 05/07/2020 09:21AM
  This list would suck a lot less without Rivera -- Las Vegas Hoo 05/07/2020 6:43PM
  Take out Clemons, Henderson, and Rivera... -- UVApride7 05/07/2020 6:00PM
  Criteria is critical. -- VBHOO 05/08/2020 09:47AM
  Belay that. I see you had Griffey. ** -- 05/08/2020 4:38PM
  Wait, Frank Robinson? ** -- 05/08/2020 4:41PM
  You remember Nellie Fox? -- VBHOO 05/08/2020 5:01PM
  Very nice. I LOVE talking baseball of all eras. ** -- jdubforwahoowa 05/08/2020 09:51AM
  Ricky says, “Ricky stays.” ** -- Molina 05/07/2020 10:06PM
  Bonds? That’s laughable ** -- hoolu 05/07/2020 4:32PM
  Hard to argue too much -- HooStu 05/07/2020 2:58PM

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