Hanley Ramirez, 1983, SS, FLA
In 154 games Ramirez batted .332 with 29 home runs, 81 RBI, 125 runs and 51 steals. He fell one home run shy to become only the third player in baseball history to hit 30 or more home runs and steal 50 or more bases in the same season. Ramirez lead the National League in VORP. He also finished in the top 10 in the voting for the NL MVP.
Manny Ramirez, 1972, OF, BOS
Ramírez had a much below average year, finishing with a .296 batting average, 20 home runs, and 88 runs batted in. His season was cut short when he strained his left oblique in late August during a New York Yankees series.
In the postseason, Ramírez hit a walk-off 3-run home run in Game 2 of the American League Division Series off Francisco Rodriguez in the bottom of the 9th inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. In the fourth inning of the series's final game, Ramirez combined with teammate David Ortiz to hit back-to-back home runs off pitcher Jered Weaver. This home run tied him with Bernie Williams for first place all-time in postseason home runs. On October 13th, Ramirez hit his 23rd postseason home run, passing Bernie Williams for the most all-time.
He also helped the Red Sox make it and win the 2007 World Series. He helped the Sox sweep in the World Series against the Colorado Rockies. In the 2007 Postseason, Ramírez batted .348 with 4 home runs and 16 RBI.
Aramis Ramirez, 1978, 3B, CHC
The Cubs would go on to win the 2007 National League Central division, thanks in large part to Ramírez, whose 101 RBIs led the team. He also finished second on the Cubs in home runs (26) and batting average (.310). The divisional title came only after battling it out with Milwaukee for the final month of September. He played crucial roles in Cubs' victories against the St. Louis Cardinals on September 10 with 2 home runs and 12 total bases and against the Pittsburgh Pirates on September 21 with 2 home runs and 6 RBI.
Please, say, who could be better Ramirez in 2008 season? Who is the best of them, now? Why?
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