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Matt Kemp's great year at the plate shouldn't have won him a Gold Glove over Shane Victorino.
The Gold Glove Award goes to the best fielder at each position in each league every year—however it doesn't feel like it is truly awarded to the best fielder anymore.
Instead, in today's game, the award seems to be partly based on a player's year at the plate in addition to his defensive work.
While this award should not be done away with like the others on this list, the current format does need to be completely done away with. In addition to bringing the emphasis back to defense, the new format of giving one award to each outfield position instead of selecting the three best outfielders in each league also waters down the significance of it.
For example, Shane Victorino deserved to win in National League center field without question, but Matt Kemp won because he had a historically great year at the plate in addition to a good year defensively. Brett Gardner was the deserving American League winner in left field, but the award went to Alex Gordon who had a much better year at the plate.
For the Gold Glove to get the same level of respect as the major awards, it needs to go to the most deserving defensive player, instead of the best defender who happened to have a decent year at the plate.