Who is the most dangerous clutch hitter in baseball?
David Ortiz, Red Sox DH......22%
Manny Ramirez, Dodgers LF......18%
Albert Pujols, Cardinals 1B......12%
Derek Jeter, Yankees SS......10%
Chipper Jones, Braves 3B......6%
[Based on a survey of 495 MLB players]
FAST FACTS: Players could not vote for a teammate.... Ramirez was the top choice among pitchers, drawing 19.1% of their vote, and AL voters (25.1%).... Ortiz missed 45 games this year with a wrist injury but still had 47 RBIs in 63 games.... Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, who led the majors with 156 RBIs last season, finished tied for 10th with 1.8% of the vote.
This is an MLB poll from the August 11, 2008 issue of Sports Illustrated.
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