Massachusettes’s Best Baseball Players

For a lot of people where we come from is a point of pride. When we meet someone who hales from the same place as us there is often a sense of comradery. If you were born and raised in Massachusetts you have two of the best players from the 90s.


All-Time Players

Position Players

Jeff Bagwell, 1B

Jeff Bagwell

Boston, MA

Teams: Houston Astros

Awards: 1991 NL Rookie of the Year, 1994 NL MVP, 4-time All-Star, 1-time Gold Glove winner


Mickey Cochrane, C

Mickey Cochrane

Bridgewater, MA

Teams: Philadelphia Athletics, Detroit Tigers

Awards: 1947 Hall of Fame inductee, 1928 & 1934 AL MVP, 2-time All-Star



Tom Glavine, LHP

Tom Glavine

Concord, MA

Teams: Atlanta Braves, New York Mets

Awards: 2014 Hall of Fame inductee, 1991 & 1998 NL CY Young, 10-time All-Star, 1995 World Series MVP


Jeff Reardon, RHP

Pittsfield, MA

Teams: New York Mets, Montreal Expos, Minnesota Twins, Boston Red Sox, Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, New York Yankees

Awards: 4-time All-Star



Wilbur Wood, LHP

Wilbur Wood

Cambridge, MA

Teams: Boston Red Sox, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago White Sox

Awards: 3-time All-Star


Active Players


Alex Cobb, RHP

Alex Cobb

Boston, MA

Teams: Tampa Bay Rays



All places of birth based on


4 thoughts on “Massachusettes’s Best Baseball Players

    • Mike, the oversight was my mistake. Belanger, while severally lacking at the plate compiled 8 Gold Gloves and the second best all-time defensive WAR 39.4 behind only Ozzie Smith. My apologies.


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