There have been exceptional shortstop moments before, like the American League of the late 1940s, when shortstops like Lou Boudreau and Vern Stephens muscled up and outhit their peers at other positions.
Alan Trammell was one of the finest players of his generation, and still ranks among the top shortstops ever. If that's not enough for Cooperstown, it's not on him.
Before the home run that gave him his nickname, Bucky Dent was just another shortstop.
The tricky journey of trying to decipher what happened during a play in 1978.
Old shortstops never die, they just get hurt or traded.
Baseball would have seemed pretty unimportant in 1944.
In all circumstances and in every way he comes off alien and affluence-perverted and so perversely and simultaneously self-regarding and oblivious that only the word "Miami" seems capable of summing it all up. His soul is upholstered in teal leather...