2003 Topps Heritage
Alex Gonzalez (2006)
Gonzalez popped 41 home runs between 2003 and ’04 for the Marlins, but the Sox didn’t sign the defensive wizard for his bat. Sure, he reached base at just a .299 clip, but after the disaster of Edgar Renteria, the shortstop’s contributions in the field made believers out of Red Sox fans accustomed to iron-gloved sluggers.
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