White Sox manager Ozzie Guillen is flattered to be on this year's Hall of Fame ballot, but he thinks his Venezuelan compatriot Dave Concepcion deserves the honor first.
"I believe that Concepcion should be chosen before me," he added.
In 19 seasons with the Cincinnati Reds, Concepcion batted .267, with 2,326 hits, won five gold gloves and was selected to play in nine All-Star games.
It'll never happen, but Concepcion does deserve to be enshrined. His offensive stats weren't terribly impressive, but they're pretty good for player playing a defense first position in an era when offense wasn't through the roof.