Rhode Island’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 Rhode Island you have a few Hall of Famers and one of the best White Sox ever.

 

All-Time Players

Position Players

Gabby Hartnett, C

Gabby Hartnett

Woonsocket, RI

Teams: Chicago Cubs, New York Giants

Awards: 1955 Hall of Fame inductee, 1935 NL MVP, 6-time All-Star

 

Paul Konerko, 1B/DH

Paul Konerko

Providence, RI

Teams: Los Angeles Dodgers, Cincinnati Reds, Chicago White Sox

Awards: 6-time All-Star, 2005 ALCS MVP

 

Nap Lajoie, 2B

Nap Lajoie

Woonsocket, RI

Teams: Philadelphia Phillies, Philadelphia Athletics, Cleveland Bronchos, Cleveland Naps

Awards: 1937 Hall of Fame inductee

 

Davey Lopes, 2B/OF

Davey Lopes

East Providence, RI

Teams: Los Angeles Dodgers, Oakland Athletics, Chicago Cubs, Houston Astros

Awards: 4-time All-Star, 1-time Gold Glove winner

 

Active Players

Position Players

Chris Iannetta, C

Chris Iannetta

Providence, RI

Teams: Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

 

 

All places of birth based on baseballreference.com

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