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06-07-2006, 03:12 PM
If you had to put together a lineup comprised of your favorite players, who would you choose? Please note, this isn't a lineup based on who deserves to be in the HOF or who the best 3B in history is. Just pick your all-time favorite players and use them to put together a starting lineup.

Here's mine:

3B- Paul Molitor
SS- Barry Larkin
1B- Will Clark
DH- Frank Thomas
RF- Dave Winfield
LF- Darryl Strawberry
C- Carlton Fisk
CF- Vernon Wells
2B- Lou Whitaker

P- David Cone

06-07-2006, 03:21 PM
C - Fisk
1b - Don Mattingly
2b - Nellie Fox
3b - Crede
Ss - Ozzie Smith
Lf - Rickey Henderson
Cf - ??? Nothing pops out at me...
Rf - Babe Ruth
DH - Greg Luzinski
Sp - Juaquin Andujar
Rp - Al Hrbowsky

06-07-2006, 03:30 PM
Tempting as it is to list the 2005 White Sox here, I'll try to do this. Also, I am doing this with hindsight, as some of these people I hated for years due to their killing the Sox, but I realize now how awesome they were:

1B - Frank Thomas
2B - Lou Whitaker
SS - Cal Ripken Jr.
3B - Robin Ventura
RF - Ichiro
CF - Ken Griffey Jr.
LF - Bo Jackson
C - Carlton Fisk

Pitching Staff:
SP - Dave Stewart
SP - Jack Morris
SP - Pedro Martinez
SP - Jack McDowell
SP - Mark Buehrle
RP - Bobby Thigpen
RP - Shingo Takatsu
RP - Rob Dibble
RP - Mariano Rivera
RP - Bobby Jenks
RP - Dan Quisenberry
RP - Tom Henke

He gone
06-07-2006, 03:44 PM
1b Pete Rose
2b Joe Morgan
ss Cal Ripkin
3b George Brett
c Carlton Fisk
OF Reggie Jackson
OF Dale Murphy
OF Tony Gywn

P Tom Seaver
Closer Lee Smith

Baby Fisk
06-07-2006, 03:51 PM
Ultimate Non-Sox List:

1B - Keith Hernandez
2B - Lou Whitaker
SS - Pee Wee Reese
3B - George Brett
C - Gary Carter
LF - Ted Williams
CF - Vernon Wells
RF - Joe Carter

SP - Nolan Ryan
Closer - Tom Henke

06-07-2006, 03:52 PM
25 Man Roster

Catcher - Carlton Fisk & Gary Carter
First Base - Keith Hernandez & Frank Thomas
Second Base - Jorge Orta
Shortstop - Larry Bowa
Third Base - Joe Crede, Robin Ventura
Left Field - Rickey Henderson, Tim Raines
Centerfield - Chet Lemon, Lenny Dykstra
Right Field - Harold Baines, Pete Rose
Pinch Hitter - Rusty Staub aka "Le Grande Orange"

Starting Pitchers - Tom Seaver, Pedro Martinez, Steve Carlton, Mark Buehrle, Sid Fernandez, Ted Higuera

Bullpen - Tug McGraw, Dan Quisenberry, John Franco, Wilbur Wood (Swingman)

Edited to include only players I have seen play during my lifetime.

06-07-2006, 03:53 PM
C-Damon Berryhill
1B-Mark Mcguire (A's)
2B-Scott Fletcher
SS-Ozzie Guillen
3B-Robin Ventura
LF-Barry Bonds
RF-Harold Baines
SP-Jack McDowell
RP-Bobby Thigpen

06-07-2006, 04:00 PM
Tim Raines LF
Steve Bartman S-LF (short left field)
Roberto Alomar 2B
Frank Thomas 1B
Larry Walker RF
Paul Molitor 3B
AJ Pierzynski C
Lance Johnson CF
Omar Vizquel SS

Kevin Brown SP

06-07-2006, 04:09 PM
C - AJ Pierzynski
1B - Paul Konerko
2B - Carlos Baerga
SS - Jack Wilson
3B - Garrett Atkins/Morgan Ensberg
LF - Scott Podsednik
CF - Kenny Lofton
RF - Aaron Rowand (Stretching it a little here)
DH - Andy Phillips (Occasionally DH's for the Yankees)

Starting Pitcher 1 - Contreras
SP 2 - Buehrle
SP 3 - Garland
SP 4 - Jaret Wright
SP 5 - Kip Wells

MRP - Ray King
MRP - Ryan Speier
MRP - Jose Mesa
LRP - Mike Dejean
LRP - Cliff Politte (Yeah, still)
SU - Hermy
CP - Baaaaad Bobby
CP - Shingo Time!


06-07-2006, 06:12 PM
I don't know who my all-time favorite players would be at each position, so I'll just go with players currently playing.

2B - Rickie Weeks
DH - Nomar Garciaparra
1B - Albert Pujols
CF - Ken Griffey Jr.
3B - Scott Rolen
RF - Trot Nixon
SS - Khalil Greene
C - Jason Varitek
LF - Aaron Rowand:wink:

Bench - C Jason Kendall, CF Brady Clark, SS Derek Jeter (the only time you'll ever see Jeter on a team's bench), 3B David Wright

Starting rotation - Pedro Martinez, Jake Peavy, Mark Buehrle, Rich Harden, Roy Oswalt

RP (I don't really have many favorite relievers, so my bullpen will be light ) - Derrick Turnbow, Mariano Rivera, Dana Eveland

06-07-2006, 06:31 PM
C: Miguel Olivo,A.J Pierzynski
1B: Frank Thomas,Lyle Overbay
2B: Roberto Alomar,Ray Durham
SS: Cal Ripken Jr.
3B: Chipper Jones,Robin Ventura
LF: Geoff Jenkins
CF: Andruw Jones,Laynce Nix
RF: Tony Gwynn
DH: David Ortiz

SP: Mark Buehrle
SP: Barry Zito
SP: Jose Contreras
SP: Roy Oswalt
SP: Doug Davis
RP: Derrick Turnbow
RP: Brooks Kieschnick
RP: Francisco Rodriguez
RP: Damaso Marte
RP: Neal Cotts
CL: Bobby Jenks

06-07-2006, 06:31 PM
I have to go through my old card collections cause i cant remember all the players

06-08-2006, 12:38 AM
These are only players I have seen during my lifetime so here goes:
C- Benito Santiago
1B- Paul Konerko, Andres Galarraga
2B- Ray Durham, Roberto Alomar
SS- Omar Vizquel
3B- Robin Ventura
LF- Carlos Lee
CF- Andruw Jones
RF- Vladimir Guerrero
DH- Frank Thomas, Jim Thome (Had to include them too:D: )

SP- Randy Johnson
SP- Mark Buehrle
SP- Greg Maddux
SP- John Smoltz
SP- Tom Glavine
CP- Trevor Hoffman, Keith Foulke

06-08-2006, 02:10 AM
C - Fisk
1B- Konerko
2B- Molitor
SS- Yount
OF- Pete Rose
DH- Frank Thomas

SP- Curt Schilling
SP- David Wells
SP- Roger Clemens
SP- Mark Buehrle
CL- Trevor Hoffman

06-08-2006, 10:54 AM
C - Carlton Fisk
1B - Don Mattingly
3B - Wade Boggs
SS - Cal Ripkin
DH - Frank Thomas
CF - Ken Griffey JR
LF - Dave Winfield
RF - Tony Gwynn

06-08-2006, 12:10 PM
My 25 man roster would include:

Hank Aaron
Roberto Clemente
Ted Williams (only one I never saw play)
Tony Gwynn
Robin Yount (Center Field MVP playing time)
Kirby Puckett
Jim Edmonds

Gary Carter
Cal Ripken
Paul Molitor
Brooks Robinson
Harmon Killebrew
George Brett

Frank Thomas
Harold Baines

Nolan Ryan
Curt Schilling
Fergie Jenkins (Texas uniform but in pre-Texas form)
Jack Morris
Pedro Martinez
Roger Clemens

Bobby Thigpen
Tug McGraw
Tom Henke
Dennis Eckersley

Tony LaRussa

06-08-2006, 01:26 PM
I don't have many favorites that played for other teams so mine is pretty White Sox heavy.

C Carlton Fisk
1B Frank Thomas
2B Joey Cora
3B Smokin' Joe Crede
SS Ozzie Guillen (I even named my dog after him when I was a kid!)
LF Vincent Edward "Bo" Jackson (I even like him as a Royal.)
CF Lance Johnson
RF Vladimir Guerrero
DH Harold Baines (He's my all-time favorite player.)

SP Black Jack McDowell
SP Roger Clemens
SP Greg Hibbard
SP Mark Buehrle
SP Wild Wilson Alvarez

CL Big, Bad, Bobby Jenks

06-08-2006, 03:10 PM
I'll stick with just current guys

C: Joe Mauer
1B: Frank Thomas
2B: Rickie Weeks
SS: B.J. Upton
3B: Joe Crede or Miguel Cabrera
LF: Scott Podsednik
CF: Aaron Rowand or Grady Sizemore
RF: Vladmir Guerrero

Mark Buehrle
Jose Contreras
Freddy Garcia
Johan Santana
Barry Zito

Brandon McCarthy
Jason Grimsley
Bobby Jenks
Derrick Turnbow
Damaso Marte
Fransisco Rodriquez

06-08-2006, 05:33 PM
My All time favorite player lineup

C-Carlton Fisk (Backup: Johnny Bench)
1-Paul Konerko (Backup: Frank Thomas)
2-Jackie Robinson (Backup: Don’t shoot me, but Ryne Sandberg…dude gave up 15 million dollars and walked away from the game because he didn’t think he had it anymore and let’s face it, he was good.)
SS-Luke Appling (Backup: Ozzie Smith, David Eckstein)
3-Brooks Robinson (Backup: Joe Crede)
OF-Carl Yastrzemski (Backup: Harold Baines)
OF-Willie Mays (Backup: Robin Yount)
OF-Jim Edmonds (Backup: Tony Gwynn)

Some pitchers I like
-Tom Seaver
-Bob Gibson
-Mark Buerhle
-Mark Fydrich
-Al Hroboski
-Goose Gossage
-Floyd Bannister
-Bobby Jenks
-Jack McDowell
-Oil Can Boyd (the name…the name)

Orta 4-6-3
06-08-2006, 05:44 PM
Just players I've seen:

1B Dick Allen
2B Gooch
SS Luis Aparicio
3B Paul Molitor
LF Yaz
CF Ken Berry
RF Dwight Evans
C Carlton Fisk
DH Big Hurt

RHP Catfish Hunter
LHP Mark Buehrle
RP Tug McGraw

06-08-2006, 05:52 PM
I like it.

RF - Ichiro
SS - A-Rod (pre $250M days)
CF - Junior
1B - Hurt
3B - Robin Ventura
LF - Tim Raines
C - A.J.
2B - Biggio
P - Clemens (no DH)

It's a weird line-up, but I am trying to split up lefties.

06-08-2006, 07:13 PM
My favorite current players...

C- A.J. Pierzynski
1B- Mark Teixiera
2B- Tadahito Iguchi
SS- J.J. Hardy
3B- Joe Crede
LF- Carl Crawford
CF- Ken Griffey Jr.
RF- Jermaine Dye
DH- Jim Thome

C- Damian Miller
IF- Bill Hall
IF/OF- Pablo Ozuna
OF- Brian Anderson
DH- Frank Thomas

1. Mark Buehrle
2. Jose Contreras
3. Jake Peavy
4. Ben Sheets
5. Javier Vasquez

RHP- Brandon McCarthy
RHP- Derrick Turnbow
LHP- Neal Cotts
LHP- Mike Myers
SU- Billy Wagner
CP- Bobby Jenks