View Poll Results: What three outfielders would you take?

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  • Willie Mays

    66 76.74%
  • Hank Aaron

    37 43.02%
  • Babe Ruth

    22 25.58%
  • Mickey Mantle

    31 36.05%
  • Joe Dimaggio

    19 22.09%
  • Ken Griffey Jr.

    24 27.91%
  • Barry Bonds

    9 10.47%
  • Ty Cobb

    2 2.33%
  • Ted Williams

    28 32.56%
  • Tris Speaker

    0 0%
  • Rickey Henderson

    13 15.12%
  • Other (Please Specify)

    7 8.14%
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    If you had to pick three outfielders

    From any era, who would they be?
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    Re: If you had to pick three outfielders

    Quote Originally Posted by cyismydog View Post
    From any era, who would they be?
    Let me know if I forgot someone important
    Willie Mays, Willie Mays, and Willie Mays.



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    Re: If you had to pick three outfielders

    Willie Mays, Hank Aaron, Ted Williams... done and done.


    Now that MBB is back, do we still have to pretend that WBB matters?

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    Re: If you had to pick three outfielders

    Mays, Griffey Jr., and Babe Ruth. Extremely hard to not put Hank Aaron or Ted Williams in there. People forget, Griffey Jr. probably would have been considered the best player ever had it not been for injuries.



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    Re: If you had to pick three outfielders

    Best baseball quote ever and so true:

    The triple is the most exciting play in baseball. Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood why fans are so obsessed with them.

    -Hank Aaron


    Now that MBB is back, do we still have to pretend that WBB matters?

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    Re: If you had to pick three outfielders

    Quote Originally Posted by cyfan964 View Post
    Best baseball quote ever and so true:

    The triple is the most exciting play in baseball. Home runs win a lot of games, but I never understood why fans are so obsessed with them.

    -Hank Aaron
    I'll do you one better and say inside the park homer. Remember the one that Soto (of all people) hit last year?



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    Re: If you had to pick three outfielders

    I picked Mays, Aaron, and Ruth.



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    Re: If you had to pick three outfielders

    Mickey Mantle and then throw darts to pick the other two.



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    Re: If you had to pick three outfielders

    I didn't see half of them play.

    Mays, Arron and my dark horse canidate Jim Edmonds.



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    Re: If you had to pick three outfielders

    Quote Originally Posted by Bobber View Post
    I didn't see half of them play.

    Mays, Arron and my dark horse canidate Jim Edmonds.
    Edmonds was the best ever at running slowly so he could dive for balls and get on Sports Center.


    Last edited by Clone5; 04-11-2009 at 11:26 AM.

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    Re: If you had to pick three outfielders

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone5 View Post
    Edmonds was the best ever at running slowly so he could dive for balls and get on Spots Center.
    Yeah, you're right. He did not have much speed, but a great eye and made some really good catches...



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    Re: If you had to pick three outfielders

    I voted Aaron, Mays and Mantle because of their combo of offensive and defensive skills, but there's too many greats for me to feel good about voting for just 3. Clemente needs to be on the list.



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    Re: If you had to pick three outfielders

    Quote Originally Posted by Clone5 View Post
    Edmonds was the best ever at running slowly so he could dive for balls and get on Sports Center.
    There's a reason his nickname was Hollywood. Even though he played well for the Cubs last year, I found it very hard to cheer for him. Just didn't feel right.



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    Re: If you had to pick three outfielders

    Quote Originally Posted by TarHeelHawk View Post
    There's a reason his nickname was Hollywood. Even though he played well for the Cubs last year, I found it very hard to cheer for him. Just didn't feel right.
    It's just hard to consider all of his catches as amazing because guys like Griffey Jr. or Torii Hunter would have ran down those balls easily. Hell even Brian McRae would have probably gotten to them.



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    Re: If you had to pick three outfielders

    Agree with the Clemente needing to be up there



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