Baseball players are celebrities, just like politicians and pop stars.
Much as American gossipers love to follow the exploits of popular figures, nothing captures their attention like trouble—screw-ups, failures, not living up to expectations. Same goes for the men who get millions of dollars to play a children's game.
In this slideshow are 30 of the most criticized players in baseball—the player from each team who receives the most negativity from the fans, the press or other people from around MLB.
Read on and enjoy the schadenfreude!