At some time and place, the collective talking and writing heads of the baseball world decided that the greatest player of his generation, if not all of the generations, was underappreciated, underrated, undervalued and whatever other synonym you can think of. Since then, it’s impossible to get through a paragraph on Mike Trout without one of those adjectives. Sure enough, we are guilty ourselves. Here’s the thing, though. Everyone who knows more than nothing about baseball doesn’t hesitate a nanosecond declaring Trout as the game’s best player. Ditto for those who play with or against him on the field. As…

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