The All Valentine’s Day team

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Love is in the air, and everyone is hoping for romance. But let us hold off on that for a moment, as we look at the All Valentine’s Day team.

Ah, Valentine’s Day. It is a day where couples show their affection to one another with gifts and sappy social media posts, even if they were talking about how much they hated the other person just yesterday. It is a day where Hallmark and florists everywhere make a major profit because the best way to show someone that you care is through a gift that will be gone in a week’s time.

While we wait for those gifts and make dinner arrangements, those words are floating through our minds. Flowers. Love. Valentine. And eventually, one remembers those baseball players with those names, creating an All Valentine’s Day team.

So, let us look back from the earliest days of baseball to the present day, putting together a starting nine of players whose names evoke such romantic imagery. After all, it would not be an All Valentine’s Day team, or a Valentine’s Day, without any of these things.

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