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Who is the best MLB shortstop of the 2014 season? This list includes starters and backup shortstops from both the American and National League. Shortstops are involved in a high number of plays throughout the game. They are responsible for turning the double play. This list has been ranked by baseball fans with the best major league shortstops of 2014.

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The best MLB shortstops of 2014 on this list include players such as Hanley Ramirez, Jean Segura, Derek Jeter, and Brad Miller. The best shortstops in Major League Baseball are all talented with the glove and with the bat. Through 162 games these best shortstops will help their teams jockey for post-season position.

Vote up the best shortstops of the 2014 Major League season below or add the shortstop you think is the best if he isn't already on the list.

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Troy Tulowitzki is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Troy Tulowitzki Shortstop - Rockies

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Andrelton Simmons is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Andrelton Simmons Infielder, Shortstop - Braves

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Derek Jeter is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Derek Jeter Shortstop - Yankees

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Hanley Ramírez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Hanley Ramírez Shortstop, Third baseman - Dodgers

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José Reyes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
José Reyes Catcher - Blue Jays

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Jhonny Peralta is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Jhonny Peralta Infielder, Shortstop, Third baseman - Cardinals

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Alexei Ramírez is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Alexei Ramírez Infielder, Second baseman, Shortstop - White Sox

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Elvis Andrus is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Elvis Andrus Shortstop - Rangers

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Asdrúbal Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Asdrúbal Cabrera Shortstop - Indians

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Ben Zobrist is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Ben Zobrist Right fielder - Rays

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Dee Gordon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Dee Gordon Shortstop - Dodgers

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Rickie Weeks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Rickie Weeks Second baseman

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Jean Segura is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Jean Segura Infielder, Shortstop - Brewers

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Ian Desmond is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Ian Desmond Shortstop - Nationals

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J. J. Hardy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
J. J. Hardy Shortstop - Orioles

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Starlin Castro is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Starlin Castro Shortstop - Cubs

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Brandon Crawford is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Brandon Crawford Shortstop - Giants

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Alcides Escobar is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Alcides Escobar Infielder, Shortstop - Royals

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Jimmy Rollins is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Jimmy Rollins Shortstop - Phillies

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Yunel Escobar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Yunel Escobar Shortstop - Rays

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Erick Aybar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Erick Aybar Shortstop - Angels

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Mike Avilés is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Mike Avilés Second baseman, Shortstop, Third baseman - Indians

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Xander Bogaerts is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Xander Bogaerts Red Sox

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Jed Lowrie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Jed Lowrie Infielder, Second baseman, Shortstop - Athletics

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Eric Young, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Eric Young, Jr. Outfielder, Second baseman - Mets

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Jonathan Villar is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Jonathan Villar Shortstop - Astros

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Brad Miller is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Brad Miller Shortstop - Mariners

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Zack Cozart is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Zack Cozart Shortstop - Reds

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Chris Owings is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Chris Owings Diamondbacks

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Josh Rutledge is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Josh Rutledge Rockies

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Rafael Furcal is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Rafael Furcal Second baseman, Shortstop - Marlins

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Ramón Santiago is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Ramón Santiago Second baseman, Shortstop - Reds

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Freddy Galvis is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Freddy Galvis Second baseman - Phillies

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Jordy Mercer is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Jordy Mercer Second baseman, Shortstop - Pirates

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Logan Forsythe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Logan Forsythe Second baseman - Rays

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Everth Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Everth Cabrera Infielder, Second baseman, Shortstop - Padres

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Javier Báez is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014

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Jeff Bianchi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Jeff Bianchi Shortstop, Starting pitcher, Pitcher - Brewers

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Pedro Florimón is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Pedro Florimón Shortstop - Twins

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Jurickson Profar is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Jurickson Profar Second baseman, Shortstop - Rangers

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Stephen Drew is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best MLB Shortstops of 2014
Stephen Drew Shortstop - Red Sox