Best defensive shortstop of all time (6) << vote

sports : baseball : shortstop : SS : defense

Based solely on defense, these were the best shortstops to ever take the field.

tomhamilton       2006-08-26 13:40:33

01) Ozzie Smith (7) << vote

The Wizard is in the Hall of Fame only because of his defense.

tomhamilton       2006-08-26 13:41:06

02) Omar Vizquel (6) << vote

The best shortstop that I have ever seen.

tomhamilton       2006-08-26 13:41:33

03) Dave Concepcion (3) << vote

He belongs somewhere on this list.

tomhamilton       2006-08-26 13:43:32

04) Bill Dahlen (1) << vote

Without the benefit of ESPN and Sportscenter highlights, older players are seldom remembered for things that don't translate easily into statistics.

AKakaka       2006-09-26 13:38:11

05) Rey Ordonez (1) << vote

He couldn't hit at all but he could field.

abe froman       2006-09-01 08:37:50

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User comments

MagicMikePic : 2008-11-06 10:55:39

Hands down, the best I've ever seen ... best front flip, too.

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