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5. Cal Ripken Jr., shortstop

You knew Cal was going to be on this list. Baseball's "Ironman," Ripken was a throwback who refused to take a day off. He was a solid defender, winning two Gold Glove Awards during his Hall of Fame career. And he revolutionized the shortstop position, hitting 431 home runs and piling up 3,184... Karl Merton Ferron / Baltimore Sun