1970s MLB All-Decade Team

Joel Reuter@JoelReuterBRFeatured ColumnistMay 1, 2009

1970s MLB All-Decade Team

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CATCHER: JOHNNY BENCH

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    Jun 1983:  Jonny Bench of the Cincinnati Reds in action during a game. Mandatory Credit: Allsport  /Allsport

FIRST BASE: WILLIE STARGELL

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SECOND BASE: ROD CAREW

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    ANAHEIM, CA - SEPTEMBER 15:  Infielder Rod Carew #29 of the California Angels stands ready at bat during a MLB game against the Texas Rangers at Angel Stadium on September 15, 1985 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Mike Powell/Getty Images)

THIRD BASE: MIKE SCHMIDT

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    LOS ANGELES - 1986:  Mike Schmidt #20 of the Philadelphia Phillies steps toward first after a swing during a 1986 season game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mike Powell/Getty Images)

SHORTSTOP: DAVE CONCEPCION

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    1981:  Dave Concepcion of the Cincinnati Reds swings at the pitch during a MLB game in the 1981 season. ( Photo by: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

OUTFIELD NO. 1: PETE ROSE

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    1986:  Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds sits in the dug-out during a MLB game in the 1986 season. ( Photo by: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

OUTFIELD NO. 2: REGGIE JACKSON

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OUTFIELD NO. 3: LOU BROCK

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STARTING PITCHER NO. 1: JIM PALMER

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STARTING PITCHER NO. 2: TOM SEAVER

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STARTING PITCHER NO. 3: STEVE CARLTON

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    SAN DIEGO - 1986:  Steve Carlton #32 of the Philadelphia Phillies winds up the pitch during the 1986 season MLB game against the San Diego Padres at Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

STARTING PITCHER NO. 4: GAYLORD PERRY

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STARTING PITCHER NO. 5: FERGIE JENKINS

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    CHICAGO - 1983:  Fergie Jenkins #31 of the Chicago Cubs winds back to pitch in a game during the 1983 season at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

CLOSER: ROLLIE FINGERS

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