Mount Rushmore

HHS readers can vote on the 4 players who best represent each franchise.

Here are links to the posts in this series, and our readers’ Mount Rushmore selections (plus a few non-player write-ins). Full voting results are available in the post for each franchise.

Arizona Diamondbacks – Randy Johnson, Luis Gonzalez, Curt Schilling, Brandon Webb
Atlanta Braves –  Hank Aaron, Warren SpahnChipper JonesEddie Mathews
Baltimore Orioles – Cal Ripken, Brooks Robinson, Jim Palmer, Eddie Murray
Boston Red Sox – Ted Williams, Carl Yastrzemski, Pedro Martinez, Roger Clemens
Chicago CubsErnie BanksRyne SandbergRon SantoCap Anson
Chicago White Sox – Frank Thomas, Luke Appling, Eddie Collins, Nellie Fox
Cincinnati RedsJohnny BenchPete RoseJoe MorganBarry Larkin
Cleveland Indians – Bob Feller, Nap Lajoie, Tris Speaker, Lou Boudreau
Colorado Rockies – Larry Walker, Todd Helton, Troy Tulowitzki, Matt Holliday
Detroit Tigers – Al Kaline, Ty Cobb, Hank Greenberg, Charlie Gehringer
Houston Astros – Jeff Bagwell, Craig Biggio, Roy Oswalt, Nolan Ryan
Kansas City Royals – George Brett, Bret Saberhagen, Frank White, Dan Quisenberry
Los Angeles Angels – Tim Salmon, Chuck Finley, Nolan Ryan, Jim Fregosi
Los Angeles DodgersJackie RobinsonSandy KoufaxDuke SniderPee Wee Reese
Miami Marlins – Hanley Ramirez, Dontrelle Willis, Miguel Cabrera, Josh Johnson
Milwaukee Brewers – Robin Yount, Paul Molitor, Ryan Braun, Cecil Cooper
Minnesota Twins – Harmon Killebrew, Rod Carew, Walter Johnson, Kirby Puckett
New York Mets – Tom Seaver, Darryl Strawberry, Dwight Gooden, David Wright
New York Yankees – Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio
Oakland Athletics – Rickey Henderson, Jimmie Foxx, Lefty Grove, Reggie Jackson (also Connie Mack)
Philadelphia PhilliesMike SchmidtSteve CarltonRobin RobertsRichie Ashburn
Pittsburgh PiratesHonus WagnerRoberto ClementeWillie StargellPaul Waner
St. Louis Cardinals – Stan Musial, Bob Gibson, Albert PujolsRogers Hornsby
San Diego Padres – Tony Gwynn, Trevor Hoffman, Dave Winfield, Jake Peavy
San Francisco GiantsWillie MaysChristy MathewsonMel OttBarry Bonds
Seattle Mariners – Ken Griffey Jr., Ichiro Suzuki, Edgar Martinez, Randy Johnson
Tampa Bay Rays – Evan Longoria, Carl Crawford, James Shields, David Price (also Joe Maddon)
Texas Rangers – Ivan Rodriguez, Nolan Ryan, Michael Young, Rafael Palmeiro
Toronto Blue Jays Dave Stieb, Roy Halladay, Carlos Delgado, Tony Fernandez
Washington Nationals – Gary Carter, Tim Raines, Andre Dawson, Steve Rogers

12 thoughts on “Mount Rushmore

    1. Alan

      And the Big Unit makes it for 2 teams. Interesting that the only 2 multi-team Rushmores (so far) were a similar type of player.

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        1. BJSG

          Do you mean we didn’t to the Mt. Rushmore of the Cards or it didn’t get into the compilation?

          If we’re going to do the cards, one my argue that redoing the expansion franchises my be in order. Jose Bautista is now the Jay’s leading WAR earner among offensive (use that term however you like) player.

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          1. Doug

            Hasn’t been done yet.

            You may a good point about revisiting the selections at some point. Definitely an exercise that could be repeated.

  1. Robert Kimball

    That Gary Carter, he burned it up in DC for the Nats! Are you kidding – listing those 4 guys on Washington’s Mount Rushmore? And how can you leave Browns legend George Sisler off the Baltimore list? You should have an extra list for defunct clubs, such as the Browns, Senators and Brooklyn Dodgers.

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    1. Doug

      The approach taken was to compile a Mt. Rushmore for each franchise, regardless of where that franchise located itself.

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  2. BJSG

    I’d like to propose a all-MLB Mt. Rushmore of Equality and Social Justice:
    Hank Greenburg
    Jackie Robinson
    Roberto Clemente
    Curt Flood

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