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Who is the smartest player in baseball?
Ross Ohlendorf, Pirates SP 24%
Derek Jeter, Yankees SS 15%
Craig Breslow, Athletics RP 8%
Albert Pujols, Cardinals 1B 6%
Roy Halladay, Phillies SP 5%
Ohlendorf, who earned his degree at Princeton (where he wrote his senior thesis on the return of investment from the MLB draft), was the youngest, at age 29, of the top eight vote getters.... No outfielders received more than two votes.... In a Facebook poll online, fans overwhelmingly voted Jeter the smartest (37%), followed by Halladay (20%).... Ohlendorf didn't receive a single fan vote.
Based on 281 MLB players who responded to SI's survey