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Greatest Baseball Team 3B

Posted on: October 18, 2008 1:00 am
 
Now that the SS blog has come to an end..We move to 3rd base.
Team So Far
C - Johnny Bench
1B - Lou Gehrig
2B - Rogers Hornsby
SS - Honus Wagner
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Since: May 17, 2007
Posted on: October 22, 2008 4:39 am
 

Greatest Baseball Team 3B

Because the Phils have stormed into this year's WS, I want to honor them by remembering their  1950s 3baseman with one of baseball's greatest nicknames: Willie "Puddin' Head" Jones!!




Since: Oct 29, 2007
Posted on: October 21, 2008 8:19 pm
 

Greatest Baseball Team 3B

Tell me Mike Schmidt didn''t look like Chuck Norris a little when they were younger? and for that he is my pick over the others.


-I definitely see that, GO METS!!!-  same sandy hair and craggy kinda looks.  Both could look pretty mean when they wanted, too...




Since: Oct 4, 2007
Posted on: October 21, 2008 6:14 pm
 

Greatest Baseball Team 3B

Michael Jack Schmidt.



Since: Jan 24, 2007
Posted on: October 21, 2008 5:11 pm
 

Greatest Baseball Team 3B

Mike Schmidt had 10 gold gloves and 548 homers in an era when 30 homers was a big year!  Mike Schmidt is the run away winner for 3rd base.  He was the Jerry Rice of his position.



Since: Oct 3, 2006
Posted on: October 21, 2008 12:42 pm
 

Greatest Baseball Team 3B

Gotta get on the banwagon and say Mike Schmidt. The rest of the choices on here are good too,Brooks Robinson and George Brett especially.



Since: Mar 20, 2008
Posted on: October 21, 2008 12:03 am
 

Greatest Baseball Team 3B

The best player at my favorite postion...I love defense and offense at the hot corner. Here is my Top 5:

  1. Mike Schmidt - Phillies
  2. George Brett - Royals
  3. Brooks Robinson - Orioles
  4. Eddie Mathews - Braves
  5. Eric Chavez - Athletics

Forgive my shameless plug at #5 for my favorite player on my favorite team. Mike Schmidt is still hands down the Best 3B of all time. There are several young players that may merit consideration if they can realize their potential or keep their current production up as well - David Wright of the Mets, Evan Longoria of the Rays, Miguel Cabrera of the Tigers, Alex Gordon of the Royals,  and Ryan Zimmerman of the Nationals. HM list: Scott Rolen, Troy Glaus, Wade Boggs, George Kell, Pie Traynor, Jimmy Collins, Robin Ventura, Chipper Jones, Ken Caminiti, and Craig Nettles. I already mentioned Alex Rodriguez in my SS post so I won't include him in this one...




Since: Jan 24, 2007
Posted on: October 20, 2008 8:15 pm
 

Greatest Baseball Team 3B

I would have to agree with the Mike Schmidt votes so far, but there are others that deserve some respect, Eddie Mathews, Brooks Robinson, George Brett, Wade Boggs, Frank Baker, A-Rod, Paul Molitor, and Ron Santo.

I think A-Rod gets jipped out of votes from people because of his change of position, which in this case sucks for him, but his numbers are way too good not to be somewhere on this team...lets say we are in the AL so we can use him as a DH at least!

Tell me Mike Schmidt didn''t look like Chuck Norris a little when they were younger? and for that he is my pick over the others.




Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: October 20, 2008 7:36 pm
 

Greatest Baseball Team 3B

I was an Expo fan, ergo..no fan of his .... that being mike scmidt teh greatest 3b in history. Could do it all. Big game guy too.

Hey clutch, please slip over to another all time deal...and make two picks to catch up now




Since: Jun 25, 2008
Posted on: October 20, 2008 10:52 am
 

Greatest Baseball Team 3B

Clutch,

This is one position that you really can't go old school.  The farthest back is Brook Robinson.  I'm thinking defensively Brooks.  Offensively, Mike Schimdt and  A-Rod. Tough call. Put my vote down for Mike Schmidt because his defense was better than Arod's is.

 




Since: Aug 26, 2008
Posted on: October 20, 2008 12:02 am
 

Greatest Baseball Team 3B

Hey Clutch. I was checking out cbssports MLB home page after the ALCS game tonight. I saw that your "Greatest Baseball Team of All-Time" blog was featured. Congrats. keep up the good work.



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