The 2009 MLB regular season just about wrapped up on Sunday. There is still one game left to be played between Detroit and Minnesota to determine who takes home the AL Central crown this season. The Cy Young award, MVP award and other awards will be handed out in the coming weeks giving worthy candidates recognition across the baseball world. Another award will be handed out to individuals at each position across baseball in both leagues as well. The Gold Glove award. The award, handed out to the best fielder at each position in baseball, is underrated but also important. Defense is something that shouldn't be overlooked in a era filled with gaudy hitting numbers and large home run totals. The Philadelphia Phillies of last season were known for their offense and timely pitching, but defens ...
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