Baseball, like every other sport, is filled with players we as fans respect and look up to. These players are also well respected and well liked around baseball by their fellow players. Players like Roy Halladay come to mind.
But, this article is not about those players. This article, is a tribute to the players that we hate the most.
Some of these players are hated because they have terribly unpleasant personalities. Some have had black marks on their careers due to scrums and brawls. Others, have been unsportsmanlike towards opposing teams and their fans. And some, have left former teams with a bad taste in their mouths and have made whole cities hate them.
Certain players have had off-field issues affect the way we view them. Some have been named as players who have used performance-enhancing drugs in their careers. Others have had issues with the law and illegal substances used for recreational purposes.
Regardless of the reasons, fans and players seem to hate them with a passion.
So without further ado, let the slideshow begin.