Counting Down The 25 Greatest Shortstops In MLB History

25. Hanley Ramirez

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At his peak, Hanley Ramirez was one of the most electric players in baseball. Ramirez debuted with the Red Sox at the age of 21, but was traded to the Florida Marlins after appearing in just two games with the Sox. As a rookie in 2006, Ramirez appeared in 158 games and slashed .292/.353/.480 with 17 HR en route to winning the NL Rookie of the Year. Han-Ram was sensational the next four years — earning three top-10 MVP finishes including a runner-up effort in ’09 that saw him hit .342 with 24 HR, 106 RBI and 27 SB. While injuries slowed his career as he aged, Ramirez was undoubtedly one of the most talented shortstops the game has ever seen. In total, Han-Ram hit .289 with 271 HR and 281 SB and was a three-time All-Star.