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May 21, 2007
Who is the friendliest player in baseball?
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May 21, 2007

Si Players Mlb Poll

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Alex Rodriguez, Yankees 3B 12%

Randy Johnson, D-Backs P 4%

FAST FACTS: Players were not allowed to vote for a teammate.... No pitcher finished among the top 10 in the "friendliest" vote.... Among NL West players, Kent (31.3%) outpolled Bonds (13.6%, page 62) as "least friendly." ... Two years ago Hal McCoy, a Cincinnati Reds beat writer for 35 years, said, "There's no debate, and there never will be a debate. Sean Casey is the nicest guy in professional baseball. Ever."

[Based on a survey of 464 MLB players] For an expanded version of the poll, go to

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