In today's game, where franchises offer millions of dollars for players to come and play for them, it is rare that an athlete stays with one team for more than five years at a time; even that could be considered a long time.
Loyalty is a hard thing to find in sports. Guys like Tony Gwynn and Cal Ripken, who played their entire Hall of Fame careers with one franchise, just don't come around much anymore.
Here are the ten best current players who have played for one franchise for their entire career to date.
Note: Players who have played for less than nine years were not considered.
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