Here is the opening to my Friday column about Buster Posey MVP:

uster Posey is Derek Jeter. And that is the highest praise.

Like Jeter, Posey does magic things, makes magic plays, makes magic throws, hits magic home runs — does things you barely can imagine, and he does them exactly when they matter most.

Like Jeter, he is the leader of his team — unquestioned leader. And that does not mean making speeches. It means playing with conviction and boldness, and showing his own team and the whole league what a “real” player is. He exemplifies “San Francisco Giant.”

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