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Top Ten Shortstops by HRs or SBs

In keeping with some listings of various performances to mine for data, I took the list of shortstops sorted by HRs and then ranked them in HR and in SB. From there I took only those players who ranked in the Top 10 in either category. This offers a starting point to begin looking at the top players at the position going into next year.

As with any rigid sorting rule, good players are left off and bad ones (can you guess who) are left on. However, the objective rule is meant to control for the subjective assessments of "good" and "bad." It also allows us to see which of the SSs left off the list are not having a good year i.e Derek Jeter, relative to the two categories, and finally, it offers an assessment of the rule. Did it leave off legitimate Top SSs because it failed to account for relatively elite performance in another category i.e Edgar Renteria in AVG.

Who would be a Top 10 SS who isn't on this list?

Name Team HR RBI SB R AVG
Hanley Ramírez FLA 28 72 46 112 0.332
Jimmy Rollins PHI 27 82 31 125 0.294
J.J. Hardy MIL 24 75 0 78 0.274
Khalil Greene SD 21 80 4 75 0.256
Troy Tulowitzki COL 21 84 7 87 0.294
Carlos Guillén DET 19 94 11 73 0.296
Juan Uribe CWS 19 59 1 51 0.230
Jhonny Peralta CLE 18 68 4 79 0.268
Miguel Tejada BAL 17 74 2 67 0.308
Álex González CIN 16 55 0 55 0.273
José Reyes NYM 10 50 76 108 0.292
Felipe López WAS 9 48 22 60 0.243
Orlando Cabrera LAA 8 81 19 96 0.305
Julio Lugo BOS 6 69 29 64 0.241
Rafael Furcal LAD 5 45 18 80 0.271
Jason Bartlett MIN 5 41 21 68 0.273
Ryan Theriot CHC 3 44 26 75 0.274
Nick Punto MIN 1 22 15 48 0.198