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I've always been a fan of team players and playmakers. You can keep your homerun kings, your ball-hogging board slammers and your hail-Mary-hucking QBs -- give me the guy who will lay down a sacrifice bunt, dish the rock or throw the perfect block. It's not just that they are unsung heroes; it's that I appreciate the skill level, the discipline and the teamwork their play represents. I admire the vast array of tools in their kit -- and the options those moves open up for their coaches and teams.

So let's hear it for the Brett Butlers, Larry Birds and Tom Rathmans of the world. You don't build dynasties on the backs of one or two showboats, but a good utility player might get you halfway there.

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