Comparing Each of MLB's Top 25 MLB Prospects to Past or Present Major Leaguers

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Comparing Each of MLB's Top 25 MLB Prospects to Past or Present Major Leaguers
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As the headline suggests, this is a list matching Major League Baseball's 25 best prospects with comparable players from the present and past.

But don't take it too seriously. Comparing prospects to big leaguers is as inevitable as it is imprudent.

Inevitable because we love making predictions, especially about the young and talent-laden. Imprudent because no mold is perfect and most are fatally flawed.

As Sunday school taught us, no two people are alike. Each of us is our own, wonderful snowflake.

In this case, we're looking for snowflakes with similar baseball skill sets, which is about as impossible as it sounds.

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