There are many players right now in the MLB that, if retiring today, would be first-ballot Hall of Famers in five years. 

It is also an exciting time to be a baseball fan with the new additions to the league, such as Bryce Harper and Mike Trout.  Many years from now we may see these players and others make a trip to Cooperstown, but the list today is about those major league hitters who have had long, outstanding careers. 

Like them or hate them, you have to respect what these men have been able to do with a bat throughout their many seasons in Major League Baseball.

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