Masters with the glove

From Scott Rolen to Torii Hunter to Greg Maddux, the game's best defensive players are a sight to see.

Originally Published: June 4, 2004
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

It's hard to say where defense would rank on the list of things men would pay to see. But it's safe to assume it ranks somewhere behind Home Run Derby, the Super Bowl and the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue.

Nevertheless, earlier this season, Cardinals manager Tony La Russa told us one day that one thing he'd love to witness in his lifetime is a game in which all 27 balls were hit to the most charismatic defensive player on earth, Scott Rolen.

"That," Rolen's manager pronounced, ...

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