Real Men of Genius: Mr. Short, Scrappy, White Middle-Infielder/Utilityman

Here’s to you, Mr. Short, Scrappy, White Middle-Infielder/Utilityman. You have more guts and grit than men twice your size. Being physically gifted is no match for your scrappiness.

Although you probably won’t hit 10 HR in the Post-Steroid era, you always take the extra base. Nobody sprints harder down the line on weak, routine groundballs to SS.

You are that average white guy that other average whiteguys want to be. So Here’s to you Mr. Short, Scrappy, White Middle-Infielder/Utilityman.

David Eckstein SS:

  • 5’7″, 175 lbs
  • Career Stats – 34 HR, 111 SB
  • www.davideckstein.com/
  • Willie Bloomquist UTL:

    • 5’11, 195 lbs (give me a break)
    • Career Stats – 6 HR, .328 SLG


    Dustin Pedroia 2B:

    • 5’9, 180 lbs (dripping wet, on stilts)
    • 11 HR, 10 SB, in 3 seasons

    Ryan Theriot SS:

    • 5’11, 175 lbs
    • 7 HR, 45 SB in 228 Games

    Aaron Miles UTL:

    • 5’8, 185 lbs.
    • 12 HR, 20 SB, .357 career slugging

    Mike Fontenot UTL:

    • 5’8, 170 lbs
    • 4 HR, 6 SB

    Jamey Carroll UTL:

    • 5’9, 170 lbs
    • 9 HR, 30 SB in 7 Seasons

    Craig Counsell UTL:

    • 6’0, 168 lbs
    • 35 Bombs, 45 swipes in 13 seasons

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