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Sunday Best–September 6th, 2009

September 6, 2009

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The best defensive players at each position in each league according to the excellent series Diggin’ in the Defensive Dirt by Brian Joseph at Baseball Daily Digest. (Brian did not cover pitchers, so I made my own all-time selections to fill out the pages.)

National American
C Yadier Molina Gerald Laird
1B Casey Kotchman Paul Konerko
2B Craig Counsell Ian Kinsler
3B Andy LaRoche Joe Crede
SS Jack Wilson Marco Scutaro
LF Seth Smith David DeJesus
CF Matt Kemp Franklin Gutierrez
RF Randy Winn Nelson Cruz

I need to grab a DeJesus from Sportlots this week.

The Week’s Best

The best baseball and baseball card blog articles of the week (as voted on by a panel of one):

Night Owl appreciates Nomo cardboard.
Dayf gives a brief review of 2009 SPx.
Mario puts Icons baseball and football side by side.
Dayf gets all excited about some beat-up old card.
Thingpen shows us Larry Walker when he was yet a spry lad.
2008 A&G Card-scape breaks Adam Jones’ ankle, and gets a smeared auto for karma.
Night Owl eschews Reggie for a surprise entry into the Badass Club.
Night Owl bemoans the marriage of a certain Dodgers fan.

C Yadier Molina Gerald Laird
1B Casey Kotchman Paul Konerko
2B Craig Counsell Ian Kinsler
3B Andy LaRoche Joe Crede
SS Jack Wilson Marco Scutaro
LF Seth Smith David DeJesus
CF Matt Kemp Franklin Gutierrez
RF Randy Winn Nelson Cruz
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2 Comments leave one →
  1. September 6, 2009 1:28 pm

    I love your summary of my post. It made my morning. (o:

  2. September 8, 2009 5:04 pm

    Hey, for some reason I can’t find your email address anywhere. Can you shoot me an email so I can setup the 80s pile details with you? Sorry for the inconvenience. Thanks!

    =Greg

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