1986-93 American League All-Star team


Catcher | Mickey Tettleton, Orioles and Tigers

First base | Don Mattingly, Yankees

Second base | Lou Whitaker, Tigers

Third base | Wade Boggs, Red Sox

Shortstop | Cal Ripken, Orioles

Left field | Rickey Henderson, Yankees and Athletics

Center field | Kirby Puckett, Twins

Right field | Jose Canseco, Athletics

Designated hitter | Paul Molitor, Brewers and Blue Jays

Starting pitchers | Roger Clemens, Red Sox

2. Mark Langston, Mariners and Angels
3. Bret Saberhagen, Royals
4. Frank Viola, Twins and Red Sox
5. Jimmy Key, Blue Jays and Yankees

Relievers | Dennis Eckersley, Athletics

Toughest omission | Alan Trammell, Tigers



Best outfield | 1990 Athletics: Rickey Henderson, Jose Canseco, Dave Henderson

Best double play combination | 1987 Tigers: Alan Trammell and Lou Whitaker

1986-93 National League All-Star team


Catcher | Darren Daulton, Phillies

First base | Will Clark, Giants

Second base | Ryne Sandberg, Cubs

Third base | Howard Johnson, Mets

Shortstop | Ozzie Smith, Cardinals

Left field | Barry Bonds, Pirates and Giants

Center field | Andy Van Slyke, Pirates

Right field | Tony Gwynn, Padres

Starting pitchers | Greg Maddux, Cubs and Atlanta

2. Jose Rijo, Reds
3. Orel Hershiser, Dodgers
4. Dwight Gooden, Mets
5. Mike Scott, Astros

Reliever | Lee Smith, Cubs and Cardinals

Toughest omission | Darryl Strawberry, Mets



Best outfield | 1990-91 Pirates: Barry Bonds, Andy Van Slyke, Bobby Bonilla

Best double play combination | 1989 Cardinals: Ozzie Smith and Jose Qquendo

Fred McGriff



Player most similar to | Carlos Delgado
Career statistics | 493 HRs, 1,550 RBIs, .284/.377/.509
Career year (1989) 36 HRs, 92 RBIs, .269/.399/.525, 119 walks

Teams | Blue Jays (1986-90), Padres (91-93), Atlanta (93-97), Devil Rays (98-2001), Cubs (01-02), Dodgers (03), Devil Rays (04)

Acquired | Traded by the Blue Jays with Tony Fernandez to the Padres for Roberto Alomar and Joe Carter on Dec. 5, 1990.

Gone | Traded by the Padres to Atlanta for Vince Moore, Donnie Elliott and Melvin Nieves on July 18, 1993.

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• Top 10 in MVP voting (1989-94)
• Five-time All-Star (1992, 94-96, 2000)
• All-Star Game MVP (1994)

League leader
• Home runs (1989, 92)

1993 NL All-Star voting



Catcher | 1. Darren Daulton, Philadelphia, 2,061,255

2. Benito Santiago, Florida, 1,227,232. 3. Mike Piazza, Los Angeles, 644,823. 4, Joe Girardi, Colorado, 476,340. 5, Don Slaught, Pittsburgh, 470,113. 6. Tim Laker, Montreal, 436,009. 7, Tom Pagnozzi, St. Louis, 427,403. 8, Greg Olson, Atlanta, 402,257.

First base | 1. John Kruk, Philadelphia, 1,200,219

2. Fred McGriff, San Diego, 1,080,347. 3. Will Clark, San Francisco, 992,420. 4, Andres Galarraga, Colorado, 778,562. 5. Jeff Bagwell, Houston, 769,730. 6. Mark Grace, Chicago, 457,596. 7, Eric Karros, Los Angeles, 411,954. 8, Eddie Murray, New York, 393,921.

Second base | 1. Ryne Sandberg, Chicago, 1,770,559

2. Delino DeShields, Montreal, 1,259,713. 3. Craig Biggio, Houston, 744,885. 4, Bip Roberts, Cincinnati, 522,789. 5, Mark Lemke, Atlanta, 486,548. 6. Mickey Morandini, Philadelphia, 410,436. 7, Bret Barberie, Florida, 388,754. 8, Carlos Garcia, Pittsburgh, 340,968.

Third base | 1. Gary Sheffield, Florida, 1,512,548

2. Matt Williams, San Francisco, 1,063,392. 3. Terry Pendleton, Atlanta, 910,977. 4, Dave Hollins, Philadelphia, 673,537. 5. Chris Sabo, Cincinnati, 484,707. 6. Ken Caminiti, Houston, 427,966. 7, Steve Buechele, Chicago, 398,502. 8, Frank Bolick, Montreal, 346,689.

Shortstop | 1. Barry Larkin, Cincinnati, 1,259,939

2. Ozzie Smith, St. Louis, 1,147,552. 3. Jeff Blauser, Atlanta, 796,981. 4, Jay Bell, Pittsburgh, 529,292. 5, Craig Shipley, San Diego, 454,874. 6. Royce Clayton, San Francisco, 408,265. 7, Freddie Benavides, Colorado, 371,089. 8, Wil Cordero, Montreal, 328,090.

Outfield | 1. Barry Bonds, San Francisco, 3,074,603. 2. Andy Van Slyke, Pittsburgh, 1,125,615. 3. David Justice, Atlanta, 1,056,324.

4. Len Dykstra, Philadelphia, 838,406. 5. Darryl Strawberry, Los Angeles, 816,148. 6, Derek Bell, San Diego, 806,954. 7. Tony Gwynn, San Diego, 757,154. 8. Ron Gant, Atlanta, 694,542. 9, Larry Walker, Montreal, 654,789. 10, Bobby Bonilla, New York, 634,658. 11, Willie McGee, San Francisco, 630,854. 12, Moises Alou, Montreal, 577,854. 13. Alex Cole, Colorado, 531,083. 14. Jeff Conine, Florida, 528,874. 15, Marquis Grissom, Montreal, 521,548. 16, Eric Anthony, Houston, 481,129.

Trevor Hoffman



Player most similar to | Mariano Rivera
Career statistics | 61-75, 2.87 ERA, 601 saves
Career year (1998) 4-2, 1.48 ERA, 53 saves, 86 Ks, 21 walks

Teams | Marlins (1993), Padres (93-2008), Brewers (09-10)

How he was acquired | Traded by the Marlins with Andres Berumen and Jose Martinez to the Padres for Gary Sheffield and Rich Rodriguez on June 24, 1993.

How he left | Signed with the Brewers on Jan. 8, 2009.

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• Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame (2018)
• Seven-time All-Star (1998-2000, 02, 06-07, 09)
• Top 3 in Cy Young Award voting (1998, 2006)
• Top 10 in MVP voting (1998, 2006)

League leader
• Saves (1998, 2006)