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August 23, 2010
WHICH PLAYER GETS THE MOST OUT OF HIS TALENT?
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August 23, 2010

Si Players Mlb Poll

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WHICH PLAYER GETS THE MOST OUT OF HIS TALENT?

David Eckstein, Padres 2B 25%

Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox 2B 13%

Albert Pujols, Cardinals 1B 8%

Derek Jeter, Yankees SS 4%

Joe Mauer, Twins C 4%

FAST FACTS

Eckstein was drafted in 1997's 19th round by the Red Sox. In 10 big league seasons he has batted .282, twice has been an All-Star and was the 2006 World Series MVP with the Cardinals. ... The top 13 vote-getters include two pitchers: the Phillies' Roy Halladay and the Giants' Tim Lincecum. ... Three of the top six are under six feet: Eckstein (5'7"), Pedroia (5'9") and White Sox leftfielder Juan Pierre (5'11").

Based on 313 players who responded to SI's survey

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