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Thursday, August 23, 2012

The Atlantic: The Little League World Series Phenoms Who Became MLB Stars

Current Cincinnati Reds infielder Todd Frazier is one such [LLWS and MLB] star. Frazier has been terrific in his role with the Reds, at times filling in for injured third baseman Scott Rolen and currently manning first base in the absence of injured Joey Votto.

Here are list of nine other current and former MLB players aside from Frazier who first made their names on the fields of Williamsport.

bobm Posted: August 23, 2012 at 09:46 PM | 8 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Spivey Posted: August 23, 2012 at 11:07 PM (#4216434)
Todd Frazier is not a ####### MLB star.
   2. Pasta-diving Jeter (jmac66) Posted: August 23, 2012 at 11:16 PM (#4216437)
what--no Sean Burroughs??
   3. Der-K and the statistical werewolves. Posted: August 23, 2012 at 11:26 PM (#4216446)
why is a bleacher report article on the atlantic's website? (as in: partner or not, isn't BR below their standards?)
also, i like that the first guy they list among 'current and former MLB players" is a guy who's yet to debut (j.profar).
no, not "a star", but frazier's 137 ops+ this year is pretty nice.
   4. TDF, situational idiot Posted: August 24, 2012 at 08:49 AM (#4216550)
Todd Frazier is not a ####### MLB star.
Reds fans would disagree.
   5. Arbitol Dijaler Posted: August 24, 2012 at 09:24 AM (#4216579)
Sheffield's team was defeated by the Far East representative from Hualian, Taiwan, 4-3, in the championship game [and he has been super ####### pissed ever since!].
   6. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: August 24, 2012 at 10:06 AM (#4216611)
Ugh, the Atlantic teamed up with Bleacher Report? What's next, the Economist partnering with TMZ.com?
   7. Edmundo got dem ol' Kozma blues again mama Posted: August 24, 2012 at 11:35 AM (#4216693)
What's next, the Economist partnering with TMZ.com?

Stay tuned for some Ben Bernanke Hanky Panky!
   8. Don Geovany Soto (chris h.) Posted: August 24, 2012 at 12:16 PM (#4216742)
What's next, the Economist partnering with TMZ.com?

My head just asploded.

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