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Pujols the near-unanimous choice

Our ESPN experts weigh in with their thoughts on who is baseball's best young hitter.

Originally Published: June 17, 2003
ESPN.com

The question: Who is baseball's best young hitter (25 or under)?

Peter Gammons

1. Albert Pujols 2. Albert Pujols 3. Albert Pujols What about Alfonso Soriano, you ask? Soriano is a good offensive player, not a great hitter. To compare Soriano and Pujols is laughable.

Tom Candiotti

1. Alfonso Soriano When he hits the ball, it jumps off his bat. He goes up there to hit, not to draw a walk, so sometimes he chases bad pitches. He just can't wait to swing. When ...

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