Who is the most overrated player in baseball ?
Derek Jeter, Yankees SS.....10%
Barry Zito, Giants P.....9%
J.D. Drew, Red Sox OF.....7%
Alex Rodriguez, Yankees 3B.....7%
Kevin Youkilis, Red Sox 1B.....4%
David Wright, Mets 3B......4%
Mark Prior, Padres SP.....3%
Andruw Jones, Dodgers CF.....3%
Curt Schilling, Red Sox SP.....3%
Juan Pierre, Dodgers CF.....2%
[Based on a survey of 495 MLB players]
FAST FACTS: Players couldn't vote for a teammate.... Jeter was second, Rodriguez first, in last week's poll, "Whom would you pick to build a team around?".... Nine of the top 16 vote-getters play for the Red Sox or the Yankees including Boston's Curt Schilling (9th, 3%) and Daisuke Matsuzaka (15th, 1.6%), and New York's Johnny Damon (11th, 2.2%), Carl Pavano (14th, 1.7%) and Jason Giambi (16th, 1.5%).
This is an expanded MLB poll from the June 23, 2008 issue of Sports Illustrated.
What's your take on this poll?