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Old 11-20-2018, 10:23 AM
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Default Adrian Beltre Retires

My favorite non-Sox player. Personally, an easy first ballot hall of famer.



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Old 11-20-2018, 10:39 AM
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What a player. I also enjoyed watching his horseplay with Elvis Andrus. HOF -- no question.
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Old 11-20-2018, 11:52 AM
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Best 3B of this generation and one of the top 5 3B ever to play.
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Old 11-20-2018, 01:36 PM
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He had an impressive string of great seasons AFTER age 30, including winning a gold glove and getting some MVP votes at age 37.
https://www.baseball-reference.com/a..._AL_MVP_voting

That 6-yr/$96M contract the Rangers gave him at age 31 in 2011 looks like money well spent.
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Old 11-20-2018, 01:58 PM
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If Bartolo Colon can't find a team, then no more players who played in the MLB before 2000 will be left. The last three were Beltre, Beltran and Colon.
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Old 11-21-2018, 03:11 PM
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For years this guy flew under the radar as far as I was concerned. Always putting up decent numbers and then put a few monster years together and about the time he got to the Texas Rangers I noticed he had very quietly and without a lot of publicity had put together a very solid Hall of Fame career.



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