This offseason, we've been chronicling the best players in franchise history, breaking them down in their respective positions. Rounding out the infield is our spotlight on shortstops.
As we've been doing, we will run through the candidates in alphabetical order, with brief paragraphs outlining their case. Voting will then take place, and the winner will receive an article that includes a full player profile; and will be included in our list of the greatest Padres of all-time.
This position boasts a few well-known candidates and even a Hall of Famer. Despite not being a position known for power, one of the candidates ranks in the franchise's Top 10 for several power categories.
And now, the nominees: