Ask your kids about him: They love him too. Reyes has a way of conjuring up Little League innocence, that childlike exuberance, that I-can’t-believe-I-get-to-do-this-for-a-living giddiness of adults running around in circles and getting paid for it.
That’s Will Leitch of NY Magazine (and of our 20 list) talking about the Mets’ spirited shortstop, Jose Reyes. Although Reyes is healthy again, and the Mets are not even as bad as we all feared, there’s still talk of the team possibly trading him in July. Is Reyes and his charm worth his slot on the payroll?