Edgar Renteria was a deceptively good hitter and had 2,327 Hits over his sixteen year career. The Shortstop had speed (294 Steals), average power (three Silver Slugger Awards) and was an above average fielder with two Gold Gloves. Renteria made five All Star Games, but most importantly won two World Series with an MVP of the Fall Classic in 2010.
The Bullet Points: Country of Origin: Barranquilla, Colombia
Eligible In: The 2017 Vote
Played For: Florida Marlins St. Louis Cardinals Boston Red Sox Atlanta Braves Detroit Tigers San Francisco Giants Cincinnati Reds
Major Accolades and Awards: World Series MVP (1) (2010) 5 Time All Star (1998, 2000, 2003, 2004 & 2006) Silver Slugger (3) (NL) (2000, 2002 & 2003) Gold Gloves (2) (NL) (2002 & 2003) World Series Rings (2) (Florida Marlins, 1997) (San Francisco Giants, 2010)
Other Points of Note: 2 Top Ten Finishes (Batting Average) 1 Top Ten Finish (Hits) 1 Top Ten Finish (Doubles) 4 Top Ten Finishes (Stolen Bases) 1 Top Ten Finish (WAR for Position Players)
Notable All Time Rankings: None
Should Edgar Renteria be in the Hall of Fame?
Definitely put him in! - 58.6%
Maybe, but others deserve it first. - 27.6%
Probably not, but it wouldn't be the end of the world. - 13.8%