For the face of the game

If we are going to pick one guy to be the "face" of baseball, let's not settle on the obvious candidates. Let's dig deeper.

Updated: June 3, 2005, 5:06 PM ET
By Eric Neel | Page 2

EDITOR'S NOTE: ESPN.com is searching for the "face" of baseball – the player Major League Baseball would love to market as its poster boy. So we asked Eric Neel to look beyond the obvious choices and make a pitch for players who might be just as deserving of "face" time.

Derek Jeter is not the face of baseball.

He's the face of GQ.

Alex Rodriguez?

He's the face of Speed Stick.

Those guys are too obvious, and way too self-conscious. Give me the ...

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