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Players who show their value all over the diamond

Originally Published: June 18, 2008
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

The NBA hands out a Sixth Man Award each year, and the NFL recognizes a special teamer and kick returner with a trip to the Pro Bowl in Hawaii each February.

Meanwhile, the most team-oriented player in baseball must settle for a heartfelt thanks from the manager and an "I Played Five Positions and All I Got Was This Lousy T-shirt" T-shirt in his closet.

No one even knows what to call the guy who stashes several gloves in his locker, shows up each day oblivious to where he'll be ...

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