Baltimore Orioles: Buck Showalter All-Time Team
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Shortstop: Derek Jeter
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Is there really any discussion about this one? Granted Jeter was just a young player when Showalter managed him in New York, but his potential was obvious. In fairness, Jeter truly came of age and came to be what we know him to be under Joe Torre. But if you look hard you can see a lot of Buck Showalter’s touches on his game. The attention to detail, the preparedness, etc. One might hope that all coaches instill those qualities in players – let’s just say some more than others. But if you’re looking for the Buck Showalter all-time shortstop, look no further than “the Captain.”
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