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Speed is nice but often overrated

Snyder might be the slowest pro athlete ever, but that doesn't mean he's a bad player. Andrew Burton/Getty Images

Since the latest issue of ESPN The Magazine is devoted to speed, I thought it would be a good time to reveal the following factoid: The slowest athlete in the history of baseball, maybe even in all of sports, is a current major leaguer. While you take a moment to guess who he is, I'll explain how we know.