R.A. Dickey - Starts the year with a telling, soul-filled memoir. Ends with a Cy Young and lucrative new location.
Baltimore Orioles - Like him or not, Buck Showalter was fabulous leading the surprise O's to a 93-69 regular season record and a wild card playoff spot
Superb Pitching - 7 no-hitter, 3 perfect games. Especially from unexpected sources.
Bill Hamilton - Reds phenom minor leaguer, swiping a combined 155 bases at two levels
Hall of Fame Discussions - More focus on blocking the juicers from Cooperstown, at least for now
Miguel Cabrera - First Triple-Crown since 1967, amazing year for the AL MVP
San Francisco Giants - Stunning 4-game sweep of Detroit. First NL team since 1919 to chuck consecutive World Series shutouts. Fantastic performance by Bruce Bochy and the gang.
Los Angeles Dodgers Sale - As ugly as a bad reality show. The drama finally ended.
Josh Hamilton - The ultimate story of redemption. After personal combacks and a strong showing with Texas, now has $125 million reasons to love Los Angeles.
What would you add to the list?