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10. Carlos Beltran

Photograph By AP Photo/John Bazemore

For most of his six-plus years as a Met, Beltran was a feared hitter and a stellar center fielder. But fans never warmed to his detached persona, a situation exacerbated when he took a called third strike to complete the Mets' fadeout in the '06 NLCS.