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At 40, Vizquel not even close to slowing down

Turning 40 years old has done nothing at all to dampen the overall brilliance of Omar Vizquel.

Originally Published: April 24, 2007
By John Shea | Special to ESPN.com

The Giants never had a Gold Glove shortstop before Omar Vizquel. They had Gold Glove winners at every other position during their first 47 years in San Francisco. Just not shortstop.

Perhaps their best defender at the position was a guy scorned by fans because he was such a poor hitter. Johnnie LeMaster once responded to fan abuse by replacing "LEMASTER" on his jersey with "BOO."

The Giants have had some nice shortstops since moving to San Francisco in 1958, including Jose Pagan, Chris ...

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