Most teams have that one special player who stands out. Fans recognize them, and teammates count on them to come through in tough situations.
Some players become popular just because they have been around a long time. Others are appreciated for their great play and many accolades. And others encompass the total package with great offense, defense and a good public image.
Albert Pujols is a great example of a franchise player. After 10 years in St. Louis, multiple honors and awards and his overall performance, Pujols represents Cardinals baseball.
The following is a list of each team's most entrenched star player.