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No. 10: Stephen Drew, SS

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No one had to work harder for acceptance from the outside than Drew. The bloodlines, the springtime concussion and the defensive wizardry of Jose Iglesias all worked against him. But Drew stuck with it, the bat came around and he made just eight errors in the field. Teammates call him "Dirt.'' Not an easy nickname to come by. -- Edes