Home run hitters and dominant pitchers have long been seen as essential to an MLB team's success.
While that may be true in part, it leaves out one of the most important aspects in the game of baseball: defense.
Without a quality defense to make the plays behind a pitcher, the team will ultimately fail. A team cannot simply rely on a pitcher striking out every batter. It must rely on a solid defense behind him to make the plays when they count.
There have been some dazzling defensive plays and players over the years, but who is the best in your team's history?
Here's a look at the best defensive player of all time for each of the 30 MLB teams.