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2024 Preseason Player Rankings: Top 50 Third Basemen

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When we put together our Preseason All-America teams, we followed one guiding principle: If we were building a team to win the 2024 national title, which players would we choose? We use the same philosophy to construct our Player Rankings — think of them as an extension of our Preseason All-America teams.

These are NOT professional prospect lists, though they do take pure talent into consideration. Players who proved themselves against top competition in summer ball and look poised for breakout years might rank higher on the list than other players who had gaudier stats from last spring. We considered past performance[…]