The American League winners who graced us with their highlight-reel plays all season long were unveiled Tuesday, but mostly featured a cast of familiar faces:
C Joe Mauer, Twins - second straight year
1B Mark Teixeira, Yankees - third Gold Glove, first since 2006
2B Placido Polanco, Tigers - second Gold Glove, 2007 and 2009
3B Evan Longoria, Rays - first Gold Glove
SS Derek Jeter, Yankees - who said he can't field? Fourth Gold Glove, first since 2006.
OF - Torii Hunter, Angels - ninth straight Gold Glove
OF - Adam Jones, Orioles - first Gold Glove
OF - Ichiro, Mariners - ninth straight Gold Glove
P - Mark Buehrle, White Sox - first Gold Glove
What do you guys think? Did they miss any players that should be awarded for strong defensive play in 2009?