Who is your alltime favorite player?
Nolan Ryan, Retired P 15%
Ken Griffey Jr., Reds OF 6%
Cal Ripken Jr., Retired SS 5%
Ozzie Smith, Retired SS 3%
Don Mattingly, Retired 1B 3%
Padres righty Greg Maddux, whose 1.5% tied Babe Ruth for 18th, was the only active player besides Griffey among the top 24 vote-getters.... Among pitchers, 27% chose Ryan, the alltime strikeout leader with 5,714.... Hit King Pete Rose (page 34) finished eighth at 2.6%.... Of the 61 players who got multiple votes, San Diego closer Trevor Hoffman (two votes) was the only reliever.
[Based on a survey of 495 MLB players] ? For more on the poll, and to comment on it, go to SI.com/players.