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The most reliably excellent players, 2012
Here's our annual drill, in which we appreciate just how difficult it is to be an excellent player for an extended period. In this discussion, "Excellent" means "Among the top 30 VORP in baseball" for position players and pitchers.
Players who have reached that peak for at least the prior three seasons, 2009 through 2011, make this list. We detail who goes back even further...