It's been a historic year in baseball, with Yankees, Tigers and Mariners and their bloated payrolls failing to make the playoffs.
Which 40 of today's major leaguers will eventually end up in Cooperstown? David Schoenfield has the answer.
He may be on the rival team, he may be on your team. Wherever he is, every baseball fan has one -- the guy you can't help but hate.
Before you get caught up in the magic of April, here are a few thoughts to bring you back down to earth.