MLB: Who was the best player in each club of the 1990s?

It’s too early to know for sure who will be the stars of the 2020sBut what we can do is look back at decades of the past. We already identified the best player for each franchise in the 1980s. Now let’s turn our attention to the 1990s.

We will use cumulative WAR (Baseball Reference version) As a guiding force, but only as a guide – we want to capture a team’s decade both spiritually and statistically. Which player best represents your team’s decade? Here are the most stars out of the 90s for each team:

* American League East Division *

Blue Jays: John Olerud, 1B.

Orioles: Cal Ripken Jr., 3B.

Rays: Fred McGriff, 1B.

Red Sox: Roger Clemens, RHP.

Yankees: Bernie Williams, CF.

* Central Division *

Cleveland: Kenny Lofton, CF.

Royals: Kevin Appier, RHP.

Tigers: Cecil Fielder, 1B.

Twins: Chuck Knoblauch, 2B.

White Sox: Frank Thomas, 1B.

* Western Division *

Angels: Tim Salmon, RF.

Astros: Jeff Bagwell, 1B.

Athletics: Rickey Henderson, LF.

Mariners: Ken Griffey Jr., CF.

Rangers: Ivan Rodriguez, C.

* National League East Division *

Braves: Greg Maddux, RHP.

Marlins: Gary Sheffield, RF.

Mets: Edgardo Alfonzo, 2B.

Expos: Larry Walker, RF.

Phillies: Curt Schilling, SP.

* Central Division *

Brewers: Jeff Cirillo, 3B.

Cardinals: Ray Lankford, CF.

Cubs: Sammy Sosa, RF.

Pirates: Jay Bell, SS.

Reds: Barry Larkin, SS.

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* Western Division *

D-backs: Jay Bell, SS / 2B.

Dodgers: Mike Piazza, C.

Giants: Barry Bonds, LF.

Parents: Tony Gwynn, RF.

Rockies: Larry Walker, RF.

Rafael Martinez

I am a fan of the King of Sports, especially the Boston Red Sox in MLB and in general all of Mexican baseball. This profession has given me the opportunity to cover major events such as the Caribbean Series, the LMB All Star, LMP (uninterrupted since 2009), signings of important players. I had the chance to attend the 2013 World Classic in Arizona, USA, albeit as a fan. Apart from this beautiful sport, I love basketball, where I have also narrated games and even a friendly NBA 10 years ago, but I carry baseball in my veins. Graduated in Communication Sciences from the Autonomous University of Sinaloa (UAS) , from which I graduated in 2011. I was born in Mazatlán, Sinaloa and started in the world of sports journalism in 2004 in the newspaper El Sol de Mazatlán, where I was a baseball columnist and reporter at the same time. In January 2009 I came to El Debate as a journalist reporter and it was almost six years (in the first stage), until in November 2014 I emigrated to the radio providing my services in Línea Directa-Grupo RSN. My cycle there ended in July 2019 and within days, El Debate gave me another opportunity to work and opened the doors for me again. That is how I came to Al Bat, where I have been since 2019 as a web journalist.

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MLB: Who was the best player in each club of the 1990s?