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The Whirling Whitecap of West Michigan

He's a true All-Star. He's 6-foot-4 230 pounds of pure hitting ability. He's the centerpiece. He's Chris Carlson, the good ole' reliable first baseman of the West Michigan Whitecaps.

Chris Carlson is a true hitter. All he thinks about is hitting; it shows in his game too. Though this season has been somewhat rocky for the power hitter, he lives by every coach's "Hang in there and hit" speech that any ball player is familiar with. And hit he does. Batting either in the three-spot or cleanup, he provides the ‘Caps with a unique sense of power. "You want to hit the ball on a... Recommended Stories

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