Special Report

The Best Baseball Player From Every State

Grant Suneson

Hawaii: Shane Victorino
> Team(s): Philadelphia Phillies, Boston Red Sox, 3 others
> Position: Outfield
> Career: 2003-2015
> Accolades: 2x All Star, 2x World Series, 4x Gold Glove
> Also considered: Charlie Hough, Sid Fernandez

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Idaho: Harmon Killebrew
> Team(s): Minnesota Twins, Kansas City Royals
> Position: First baseman / Third baseman
> Career: 1954-1975
> Accolades: Hall of Fame, MVP, 11x All-Star
> Also considered: Larry Jackson

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Illinois: Rickey Henderson
> Team(s): Oakland A’s, New York Yankees, 7 others
> Position: Left fielder
> Career: 1979-2003
> Accolades: Hall of Fame, MVP, 10x All-Star, 2x World Series, Gold Glove
> Also considered: Robin Roberts, Robin Yount

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Indiana: Scott Rolen
> Team(s): Philadelphia Phillies, St. Louis Cardinals, 2 others
> Position: Third baseman
> Career: 1996-2012
> Accolades: 7x All-Star, 8x Gold Glove, World Series
> Also considered: Don Mattingly, Kenny Lofton

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Iowa: Bob Feller
> Team(s): Cleveland Indians
> Position: Pitcher
> Career: 1936-1956
> Accolades: Hall of Fame, 8x All-Star, World Series, ERA Title, Triple Crown
> Also considered: Red Faber, Dazzy Vance

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