Cardinals, Holliday remain an ideal fit

Slugger cashed in and will again hit behind 'the best player in the history of the game'

Originally Published: January 5, 2010
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN The Magazine

So on the day when one of the 10 to 15 best pitchers of all time retired, the second-best player in this year's free agent class was introduced by the Mets and the day before one of the six greatest second baseman in baseball history is expected to be elected to the Hall of Fame, the best player on the free agent market signed a seven-year, $120 million contract with his former team, the Cardinals. Talk about a confluence of talent, and stories, in four hours.

For now, for 2010, let's ...

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