The MLB's Top 10 Second Basemen Since 1980

Joel Reuter@JoelReuterBRFeatured ColumnistMay 9, 2009

The MLB's Top 10 Second Basemen Since 1980

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    Roberto Alomar of the Toronto Blue Jays goes airbourne over Chicago White Sox Dan Pasqua to convert the double play. Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel/ALLSPORT

#10: Ray Durham

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    21 Jun 1998:  Ray Durham #5 of the Chicago White Sox in action during a game against the Minnesota Twins at Comisky Park in Chicago, Illinois. The Twins defeated the White Sox 6-1. Mandatory Credit: David Seelig  /Allsport

#9: Chuck Knoblauch

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    3 Aug 1991:  Chuck Knoblauch #11 of the Minnesota Twins hits a pitch during a game against the Oakland Athletics at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California. Mandatory Credit: Otto Greule Jr.  /Allsport

#8: Carlos Baerga

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    21 Aug 1999: Carlos Baerga #9 of the Cleveland Indians drops his bat to run during the game against the Seattle Mariners at the Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington. The Indians defeated the Mariners 6-0. Mandatory Credit: Otto Greule Jr.  /Allsport

#7: Bret Boone

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    SEATTLE - MAY 4:  Bret Boone #29 of the Seattle Mariners bats against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the game on May 4, 2005 at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

#6: Lou Whitaker

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    1991:  DETROIT TIGERS INFIELDER LOU WHITAKER CATCHES A THROW DURING THE TIGERS VERSUS CALIFORNIA ANGELS GAME AT ANAHEIM STADIUM IN ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA.  MANDATORY CREDIT:  KEN LEVINE/ALLSPORT

#5: Chase Utley

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    PHILADELPHIA - APRIL 17: Chase Utley #26 of the Philadelphia Phillies watches the ball going into the stands while hitting a 2 run home-run in the bottom of the first inning during the game against the San Diego Padres on April 17, 2009 at Citizens Bank P

#4: Jeff Kent

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    ANAHEIM, CA - OCTOBER 26:  Jeff Kent #21 of the San Francisco Giants singles in the first inning of game six of the World Series against the Anaheim Angels on October 26, 2002 at Edison Field in Anaheim, California.  The Angels won 6-5.  (Photo by Al Bell

#3: Craig Biggio

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    HOUSTON - SEPTEMBER 19: Craig Biggio #7 of the Houston Astros stands at bat during the game against the Cincinnati Reds September 19, 2006 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

#2: Ryne Sandberg

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    7 May 1993:  Second baseman Ryne Sandberg of the Chicago Cubs stands on the field during a game against the San Diego Padres at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.  Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel  /Allsport

#1: Roberto Alomar

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    Robero Alomar of the Toronto Blue Jays. Mandatory Credit: Simon P. Barnett/ALLSPORT

Honorable Mention

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    OAKLAND, CA - 1990:  Frank White #20 of the Kansas City Royals stands ready at the plate during a game against the Oakland Athletics at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum in 1990 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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