Check out these 10 players that were Bound for Glory in 1996!
Barry Bonds -- He had some glory with his historic offensive seasons. Then he fell from grace with the Clear and the Cream that he may or may not have used.
Manny Ramirez -- He had some glory with his world series victories. Then he decided Estrogen and avoiding 50 games suspensions by retiring was a good idea.
Ken Griffey Jr -- Never won a World Series but by all accounts put up his numbers clean and is well liked throughout baseball. He will be in the hall of fame in a couple of years.
Tony Gwynn -- A hitting machine and another hall of famer.
Frank Thomas -- A personal favorite and just entered the hall.
Cal Ripken Jr -- The Iron Man and another All timer!
Chipper Jones -- Just retired and should be a Hall of Famer in my opinion. Maybe won't get in on the first ballot but will after that.
Mike Piazza -- Not my personal favorite but by all accounts one of the best offensive catchers of all time. He might get into the Hall in a few years.
Roberto Alomar -- Had a nice run, didn't get a great rep when he spit on that umpire though.
Greg Maddux -- One of the best and most accurate pitchers ever. I watched him destroy the Phillies for years.
Out of 10 players I would say SPX did a pretty good job of picking them. If it wasn't for the steroid allegations there would be more Hall of Famers then 6 in this group! I love the way these scan too, the Holograms really pop out and look cool.
Still on the Ryan Howard quest! I will get a want list up soon so everyone can help me out!
Thanks for reading!