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1. Albert Pujols:
Jose Alberto Pujols was born on January 16, 1980 in Santo Domingo, Dominican American Republic. He is a former professional retired baseball player who played as a first baseman and designated hitter. Pujols played for the St. Louis Cardinals, the Los Angels of Anaheim and the Los Angeles Dodgers in a 22-season career in baseball. Pujols, also known as “The Machine”, is widely regarded as one of the greatest players ever. He had a .296 batting average, hit 703 home runs, hit 3,384, and drove in 2,218 Pujols was a highly successful batter during the early 21st century as a designated hitter.
2. Miguel Cabrera:
Miguel Cabrera was born: April 18, 1983 in Maracay, Aragua, Venezuela. He made his debut in 2003 as a baseball player, serving as a Venezuelan professional baseball first baseman, third baseman and designated hitter for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball. He is a two-time American League Most Valuable Player Award winner, a four-time AL batting champion, and a 12-time MLB All-Star. As of 2019, he has hit 462 home runs and accumulated 1,583 RBIs. He is a three-time MVP and a nine-time All-Star. Cabrera has also won two batting titles. José Miguel Cabrera Torres, nicknamed “Miggy” in 2022, Cabrera became the third player in history to have a career batting average above 300, 500 home runs and 3000 hits, joining Hank Aaron and Willie Mays.
3. Barry Bonds:
Barry Lamar Bonds played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a left fielder with the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants. Bonds was named National League MVP seven times (1990, 1992, 1993, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004). Became the first player in any league to win the award more than three times. who received several Gold Glove awards for playing left field, but was known as an extremely productive hitter. In 2004 he became only the third major league player to hit over 700 home runs in his career, with Bonds receiving 14 All-Star selections12.
4. Mike Trout:
Michael Nelson Trout is an American baseball center fielder who was one of the game’s best all-around players in the early 21st century. Trout plays as a center fielder for the Los Angeles Angels of Base Ball League. He is a ten-time MLB All-Star, three-time American League, Most Valuable Player (MVP), and nine-time Silver Slugger Award winner. He also captained the United States national team during the 2023 World Baseball Classic. He is considered one of the best current players in all of MLB.
5. Manny Ramirez:
Manuel Arstides Ramrez Onelcida is a former Dominican-American outfielder in the major leagues. His Major League Baseball career spanned 19 seasons. Before spending a season in the Chinese Professional Baseball League in Taiwan, he played for the Cleveland Indians, Boston Red Sox, Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago White Sox, and Tampa Bay Rays. Ramirez is renowned for his exceptional hitting ability and ferocity. He won the Silver Slugger nine times and was one of 28 players with 500 career home runs. His 21 grand slams are the third-most in MLB history, and his 29 postseason home runs are the most ever. He participated in 12 All-Star Games, with a streak of eleven consecutive games commencing in 1998 and including every season he played for the Red Sox.
6. Ichiro Suzuki:
Ichiro Suzuki is a Japanese former baseball outfielder who played professionally for 28 seasons. He began his career playing nine years with the Oryx BlueWave of Nippon Professional Baseball, and the next twelve years with the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball. After playing the first 12 years of his MLB career for the Mariners, Suzuki played two and a half seasons with the New York Yankees and three seasons with the Miami Marlins before returning to the Mariners for his final two seasons. In 2011, Ichiro became the first player in Major League history to achieve ten consecutive 200-hit seasons. In his career with the Mariners, Ichiro was a ten-time All-Star and Golden Glove recipient. He also won two World Baseball Classic titles as part of the Japanese national team.
7. Alex Rodrigues
Alex Rodd (A-Rod) played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball as a baseball shortstop and third baseman for the Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers and New York Yankees. He has been named an All-Star fourteen times and has won three American League MVP awards. With over 2,000 hits and 600 home runs to his name, Rodriguez is an important part of Yankees history. Rodriguez is the President and Chief Executive Officer of A-Rod Corp., as well as Chairman Beers. He is a partial owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association.
8. Joey Votto
Joseph Votto is a Canadian-American first baseman for the Cincinnati Reds of Major League Baseball. He made his MLB debut in 2007 with the Reds. He is the first Canadian MLB player since Larry Walker to hit 300 home runs and drive in 1,000 career runs. Votto has also won three Silver Slugger Awards at this position. In 2010, he became the first national to win the award twice. Votto also has a few All-Star Game appearances, and a Gold Glove Award, so he’s quite the decorated first baseman.
9. Derek Jeter:
Derek Jeter spent his entire 20-year Major League Baseball career with the New York Yankees. He was instrumental in helping the Yankees win the World Series in 1996. As a player, he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2020, his first year of eligibility. He received 396 of 397 possible votes, second in MLB history. The largest percentage was He was the chief executive officer and partial owner of the league’s Miami Marlins from September 2017 to February 2022.
10. Devid Ortiz:
David Ortiz (Big Puppy) would be considered the greatest designated hitter of all time, with over two thousand hits and over five hundred home runs. Ortiz played 20 seasons in Major League Baseball from 1997 to 2016. He played a leading role in ending the team’s 86-year World Series championship drought for the Sox, as well as winning championships in 2007 and 2013. He was named the World Series Most Valuable Player in 2013. He finished in the top five of the AL’s Most Valuable Player voting all five years.