Which lineup of players born in the same year would be the most unstoppable?
As fun as it is to cheer on our favorite Major League teams, some of the most fun moments come when we get to see players from different teams compete on completely reorganized and reimagined rosters.
The All-Star Game and the World Baseball Classic are the two best examples of this: The Midsummer Classic gifts us the opportunity to see
We are fortunate to have these real events in our lives, but it can also be fun to imagine what kinds of teams would be fun to watch play together. For example: how would the rosters look if teams were made up of players born in the same year?
Let's find out. (Click on the graphic below to enlarge it.)
Combined All-Star Games: 17
This roster is more stacked than your average real-life All-Star team, which seems wild to consider until you see what kind of talent fills this lineup.
Good luck, other years!
Combined All-Star Games: 34
Team: 1995 and younger
Combined All-Star Games: 2
The true babies of the big leagues, this group of the youngest Major Leaguers would certainly be able to compete with their elder counterparts.
We've already seen what the dynamic duo of
You've got yourself a pretty exciting team.
Team: 1982 and older
Combined All-Star Games: 60
On the flip side, the 35-and-up crew is not too shabby either. It's no surprise to see this veteran squad boast the most combined All-Star games of any of these imaginary teams -- a ridiculous 60 appearances between the 17 guys on this imaginary roster -- but this team could still pack a serious punch in 2018.
The 3-4 combo of
Let's be real, though: the key to this team is how many perfect games
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