Even among legends, Gibson and Ruth stand out

The World Series is almost upon us, which got us to wondering: If you were going to put together an all-World Series team, who would you choose? Are the best World Series players always the best players? Not necessarily ... but usually they are (especially if we pay little attention to one-Series wonders like Bucky Dent, Pat Borders, and David Eckstein).

Below are our choices, based purely on actual World Series performance: