Cream of the Crop: Best 5-Tool Players of the 2012 Season

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Cream of the Crop: Best 5-Tool Players of the 2012 Season
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Willie Mays, Barry Bonds, Andre Dawson, and Ken Griffey Jr. These are the players that every kid strives to be. They want to be the best in every way and put up numbers that show that they did not lack in any certain area of the game.

In today's game, five-tool players are much more common due to the fact that wanting to be great is like eating and breathing; they want nothing more.

The 2012 season has been absolutely fantastic so far with rookies outshining all other talent, and comeback seasons that most analysts could never have seen coming, but in the end, the best all-around talent is what makes the game's greatest shine out.  

Here I have designed a list of the 10 best all-around players from the 2012 season while giving into consideration all aspects of the five-tool process: hitting for power and average, base-running ability, along with fielding and throwing abilities.  

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