24. Nomar Garciaparra, SS
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"Nomah" burst onto the Boston sports scene in 1997, garnering rookie of the year honors by leading the AL with 209 hits, a Sox rookie record. A five-time All-Star with Boston, Garciaparra batted .323 with 178 HRs and 690 RBIs in nine years for the Sox.