Special Report

The Best Baseball Player From Every State

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Alabama: Willie Mays
> Team(s): San Francisco Giants, New York Mets
> Position: Centerfielder
> Career: 1951-1973
> Accolades: Hall of Fame, 2x MVP, 20x All-Star, 12x Gold Glove, World Series
> Also considered: Hank Aaron, Ozzie Smith

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Alaska: Curt Schilling
> Team(s): Arizona Diamondbacks, Philadelphia Phillies, 3 others
> Position: Pitcher
> Career: 1988-2007
> Accolades: 6x All-Star, 3x World Series
> Also considered: Shawn Chacon

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Arizona: Ian Kinsler
> Team(s): Texas Rangers, Detroit Tigers, 3 others
> Position: Second baseman
> Career: 2006-present
> Accolades: 4x All-star, 2x Gold Glove, World Series
> Also considered: Cody Bellinger

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Arkansas: Brooks Robinson
> Team(s): Baltimore Orioles
> Position: Third baseman
> Career: 1955-1977
> Accolades: Hall of Fame, MVP, 15x All-Star, 16x Gold Glove
> Also considered: Dizzy Dean, Lou Brock

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California: Barry Bonds
> Team(s): San Francisco Giants, Pittsburgh Pirates
> Position: Left fielder
> Career: 1986-2007
> Accolades: 7x MVP, 14x All-Star, 8x Gold Glove
> Also considered: Ted Williams, Tom Seaver

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