Baseball will always have a handful of elite players.
From home run hitters to shutdown closers, the spectrum of talent is limitless.
But as years turn into weeks and week into days, the spotlighted careers of today's best will ultimately dwindle.
Albert Pujols, Justin Verlander and Miguel Cabrera are not going to be around forever. And if they are, it'll be in a fashion better left for dusty dugout shelves.
But when old players ship out, new players ship in. The revamped collection of the next decade's elite players is seemingly upon us.
Here are 20 players who have shown the baseball world that they're more than capable of running the league come 2020.