Steve Garvey



Players most similar to | Gil Hodges, Cecil Cooper
Career statistics | 272 HRs, 1,308 RBIs, .294/.329/.446
Career year (1974) 21 HRs, 111 RBIs, .312/.342/.469, 200 hits

Teams | Dodgers (1969-82), Padres (83-87)

Acquired | Signed a five-year, $6.6 million contract with the Padres on Dec. 21, 1982.
Gone | Retired on Jan. 13, 1988.

Resume
• NL MVP award (1974)
• Top 10 in MVP voting (1974, 76-78, 80)
• 10-time All-Star (1974-81, 84-85)
• Four Gold Glove awards (1974-77)
• Two-time All-Star Game MVP (1974, 78)
• Two-time NLCS MVP (1978, 84)

League leader
• Hits (1978, 80)
• Games played (1977-78, 80-82, 85)

Records
• Consecutive games played, NL (1,207)

1982 National League All-Star team


Catcher | Gary Carter, Expos

First base | Al Oliver, Expos

Second base | Joe Morgan, Giants

Third base | Mike Schmidt, Phillies

Shortstop | Dickie Thon, Astros

Left field | Lonnie Smith, Cardinals

Center field | Andre Dawson, Expos

Right field | Pedro Guerrero, Dodgers

Starting pitchers | Mario Soto, Reds

2. Steve Rogers, Expos
3. Steve Carlton, Phillies
4. Joe Niekro, Astros
5. Joaquin Andujar, Cardinals

Reliever | Greg Minton, Giants

Toughest omission | Dale Murphy, Atlanta

Benito Santiago



Player most similar to | Tony Pena
Career statistics | 217 HRs, 920 RBIs, .263/.307/.415
Career year (1996) 30 HRs, 85 RBIs, .264/.332/.503

Teams | Padres (1986-92), Marlins (93-94), Reds (95), Phillies (96), Blue Jays (97-98), Cubs (99), Reds (2000), Giants (01-03), Royals (04), Pirates (05)

Acquired | Signed by the Padres as an amateur free agent on Sept. 1, 1982.

Gone | Signed a two-year, $7.2 million contract with the Marlins on Dec. 16, 1992.

Resume
• NL Rookie of the Year (1987)
• Five-time All-Star (1989-92, 2002)
• Three Gold Glove awards (1988-90)
• NLCS MVP (2002)

Records
• Longest hitting streak, catcher (34 games, 1987)
• Longest hitting streak, NL rookie (34 games, 1987)
• Most home runs, consecutive at-bats (4, Sept. 15-16, 1996)

1982 NL All-Star voting

Catcher | Gary Carter, Montreal, 2,785,407

2. Darrell Porter, St. Louis, 1,084,013. 3. Bo Diaz, Philadelphia, 940,435. 4. Mike Scioscia, Los Angeles, 701,354. 5. Terry Kennedy, San Diego, 655,546. 6. Bruce Benedict, Atlanta, 568,763. 7. Tony Pena, Pittsburgh, 533,461. 8. John Stearns, Mets, 339,188.

First base | Pete Rose, Philadelphia, 1,845,679

2. Steve Garvey, Los Angeles, 1,349,123. 3. Al Oliver, Montreal, 1,172,466. 4. Keith Hernandez, St. Louis, 949,449. 5. Chris Chambliss, Atlanta, 857,791. 6. Dan Driessen, Cincinnati, 619,282. 7. Bill Buckner, Chicago, 480,132. 8. Dave Kingman, Mets, 457,440.

Second base | Manny Trillo, Philadelphia, 1,506,402

2. Steve Sax, Los Angeles, 1,504,777. 3. Phil Garner, Houston, 1,120,517. 4. Joe Morgan, San Francisco, 920,960. 5. Ron Oester, Cincinnati, 914,762. 6. Glenn Hubbard, Atlanta, 748,182. 7. Tommy Herr, St. Louis, 665,495. 8. Juan Bonilla, San Diego, 415,221.

Third base | Mike Schmidt, Philadelphia, 2,748,210

2. Ron Cey, Los Angeles, 1,068,349. 3. Bob Horner, Atlanta, 1,065,480. 4. Johnny Bench, Cincinnati, 943,329. 5. Ray Knight, Houston, 629,263. 6. Ken Oberkfell, St. Louis, 600,467. 7. Bill Madlock, Pittsburgh, 490,383. 8. Hubie Brooks, Mets, 169,316.

Shortstop | Dave Concepcion, Cincinnati, 2,203,574

2, Ozzie Smith, St. Louis, 1,267,543. 3. Garry Templeton, San Diego, 1,051,947. 4. Chris Speier, Montreal, 908,490. 5. Larry Bowa, Chicago, 653,615. 6. Bill Russell, Los Angeles, 623,037. 7. Ivan DeJesus, Philadelphia, 455,453. 8. Craig Reynolds, Houston, 294,319.



Outfield | 1. Andre Dawson, Montreal, 1,685,704. 2. Dale Murphy, Atlanta, 1,664,863. 3. Tim Raines, Montreal, 1,362,851.

4. Dusty Baker, Los Angeles, 1,343,135. 5. Pedro Guerrero, Los Angeles, 1,122,347. 6. George Foster, Mets, 1,003,453. 7. Cesar Cedeno, Cincinnati, 985,036. 8. Warren Cromartie, Montreal, 964,776. 9. Dave Parker, Pittsburgh, 913,545. 10. Sixto Lezcano, San Diego, 811,185. 11. George Hendrick, St. Louis, 810,715. 12. Gary Matthews, Philadelphia, 741,616. 13. Garry Maddox, Philadelphia, 732,541. 14. Lonnie Smith, St. Louis, 723,767. 15. Jose Cruz, Houston, 682,571. 16. Claudell Washington, Atlanta, 679,839.