Originally written on Baseball Professor  |  Last updated 10/30/14
With two huge brawls in the league this week (Rays/Red Sox, Dodgers/Diamondbacks), I thought it would be fun to compare some current players to their brawling counterparts in the WWE. I’ve been an avid fan of wrestling since I was a wee lad. I will not simply be matching up player and grappler – there will be legitimate correlations. The “beard-off” between Daniel Bryan and Josh Reddick will not be the only WWE-MLB connection this season.10. Rey Mysterio/Derek Jeter, SS, NYYBoth of these guys have been around for what seems like forever and both are currently out with injuries. When each is on, however, they are two of the most electric players in their respective sports. Mysterio flies all over the ring, and Jeter rarely lets a ball by, though his range is certainly diminished. Jeter and Mysterio are also vets that still have it, and both will be returning soon. And of course, both will be members of their respective Hall of Fames.9. Sin Cara/Hanley Ramirez, 3B/SS, LADSin Cara (tra...
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