#48 - Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez
Proof positive that being a D-Bag takes a back seat to baseball talent, appearing at #48 is one of the best defensive catchers of all time, Ivan “Pudge Rodriguez. During his career, he played for the Texas Rangers, Florida Marlins, Detroit Tigers, New York Yankees, Houston Astros and Washington Nationals.
Rodríguez won the World Series with the Florida Marlins in 2003, and lost the 2006 World Series with the Tigers. His stats include: The major league career leader in putouts by catchers, set an MLB record by catching his 2,227th game (Passing Carlton Fisk), had the best caught stealing percentage of any major league catcher, at 45.68% and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2017 receiving 76% of the votes cast.
Shortly thereafter his ego ballooned and he decided his lawn needed a statue of himself.
Lat’s hope the pigeons enjoy it more than us!