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Oakland Athletics: 6 Reasons Yoenis Cespedes Is the Face of the A's
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Yoenis Cespedes hasn't even completed his first season in Major League Baseball—heck, he hasn't even been healthy enough to play the last few weeks—but he's already the face of the Oakland Athletics organization.

What does it take to be the face of the franchise?

The first and largest attribute is talent. Longevity helps, but in many cases youth still rules.

Take Stephen Strasburg of the Washington Nationals for example. Ryan Zimmerman is an incredible athlete and has been with the team longer. Still, Strasburg is more widely recognized. The same can be said for Troy Tulowitzki over Todd Helton in Colorado and so on.

Cespedes holds six qualities that put him in a spot to represent the A's better than anyone else on the team.

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