Many fantasy baseball league lineups carry a designated hitter spot that typically can be filled with a player who qualifies at multiple positions. There are some MLB players, however, who may only be put in the DH slot on a fantasy squad.
Those players are the ones that have played either most of the season as their team's DH or the entire season as their team's DH, depending upon how a fantasy league defines position qualifications.
Having a designated hitter spot provides a fantasy owner the opportunity to get a player into their lineup who could supply much-needed power or speed numbers, and who otherwise might be relegated to their bench. Often it can mean the difference in having a winning or losing week.
This article will look at the 15 best players who, in most cases, only qualify as a DH for fantasy owners.