This is the 5th article in a series we at Climbing Tal’s Hill are doing for “Astros’ All-Time Best Seasons.” We are looking for the top-5 seasons for a player at each position. For this article we will be looking at shortstop.
Have you ever thought about the “All-Time Best Seasons” for a Houston Astro shortstop? We decided to look into which shortstop had the best seasons in the history. The writers set a criteria that the players have to have played at least 100-games with the Astros that year.
The problem with the shortstop position, is that the Astros have not been blessed with star talent at that position. The biggest name the Astros have probably had been Miguel Tejada, who the Astros paid dearly for in a trade. This is why the Astros are being patient with Carlos Correa, he has the potential be their best-ever shortstop.
But Tejada is not the best ever to player to play shortstop based on their WAR, who is it?
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