Special Report

The Best Baseball Player From Every State

Colorado: Roy Halladay
> Team(s): Toronto Blue Jays, Philadelphia Phillies
> Position: Pitcher
> Career: 1998-2013
> Accolades: Hall of Fame, 2x Cy Young, 8x All-Star
> Also considered: Goose Gossage

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Connecticut: Mo Vaughn
> Team(s): Boston Red Sox, New York Mets, Anaheim Angels
> Position: First baseman
> Career: 1991-2003
> Accolades: MVP, 3x All-Star, Silver Slugger
> Also considered: Dick McAuliffe, Jim Piersall

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Delaware: Paul Goldschmidt
> Team(s): Arizona Diamondbacks, St. Louis Cardinals
> Position: First baseman
> Career: 2011-present
> Accolades: 6x All-Star, 3x Gold Glove, 4x Silver Slugger
> Also considered: Chris Short

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Florida: Steve Carlton
> Team(s): Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, 4 others
> Position: Pitcher
> Career: 1965-1988
> Accolades: Hall of Fame, 4x Cy Young, 10x All-Star, Gold Glove, ERA Title, 2x World Series
> Also considered: Chipper Jones

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Georgia: Ty Cobb
> Team(s): Detroit Tigers, Philadelphia A’s
> Position: Centerfielder
> Career: 1905-1928
> Accolades: Hall of Fame, 12x Batting Title, MVP
> Also considered: Frank Thomas, Jackie Robinson

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