He’s the hero America never knew it needed.

Ken Bone, the undecided voter and wearer of bright red sweaters, has been the surprise star of this year’s tumultuous presidential campaign, thanks to a debate appearance that turned the 34-year-old Illinois native into a human meme machine.

Bone’s internet fame will probably be short-lived – perhaps sooner than we thought – but that’s no different from an unsung postseason hero who puts his team on his back for a game or two in a best-of-five series. Playoff heroes come in all shapes, sizes, and roles, and so with Bonemania taking over the internet, we thought it would be a good time to determine who’s been baseball’s red sweater-wearing swashbuckler through the first round of the playoffs.

Travis Wood

Wood’s heroics haven’t been all that unsung the last two seasons – after all, he set career-best marks in ERA and appearances after his second full season as a reliever this year. The veteran lefty has long been strong with the bat, too, evidenced by his nine career regular-season homers and a .429 slugging percentage in 2014. He’s putting both skills to use at the best possible time, though, going 1-0 with a 2.70 ERA in three relief appearances and connecting for a solo homer off the Giants’ George Kontos during Chicago’s Game 2 victory. Wood’s teammates think he’s a #bonehead, but in the same way Ken Bone affectionately refers to his quarter-million Twitter followers, where would the Cubs be without him?

Ezequiel Carrera

If there’s one player who’s made more of a name for himself this postseason, it has to be Ezequiel Carrera, the 29-year-old Blue Jays outfielder better known as “Who’s that guy?” in Toronto’s star-studded lineup. “Who’s that guy” has proven to be a key catalyst for the powerhouse Blue Jays through four games this postseason, hammering a key homer in Texas during Game 2 and recording a pair of multi-hit efforts so far in the playoffs. He also has a stolen base, two walks, a pair of RBIs, four runs scored, and a 1.007 OPS. Carrera for Prime Minister.

Conor Gillaspie

A former first-round pick, Gillaspie performed solidly in a part-time role for the Giants this season and earned himself the everyday third-base job in the playoffs, replacing the injured Eduardo Nunuez. The 29-year-old rewarded manager Bruce Bochy for the move, driving in six of the Giants’ 16 runs in their five postseason games, including a tiebreaking three-run homer against the Mets during the eighth inning of the wild-card game. Bochy kept rolling with Gillaspie, who would later become just the second left-handed hitter ever to triple or homer off of Aroldis Chapman when he helped keep San Francisco’s season alive with his big hit in Game 4.

Lonnie Chisenhall

Chisenhall was a key contributor for the division-champion Indians this season, but no contribution may have been bigger than his Game 2 home run off David Price in the ALDS. With Cleveland holding a 1-0 series lead and Boston’s expensive ace on the mound, Chisenhall’s three-run blast during the Indians’ four-run second inning buried Price and the Red Sox in the box score, and the AL East champs never recovered. A former first-round pick, Chisenhall’s has had an up-and-down six seasons in the majors, but after 12 playoff plate appearances and a .964 OPS, we’re willing to bet it’s been all worth it.

Dave Roberts

It’s been a trying year for Roberts this season, after the Dodgers endured a record-breaking number of trips to the disabled list and the first-time manager was crushed by critics for yanking two of his starters during no-hit bids. Despite the adversity, Roberts has never wavered from his goal of getting the Dodgers to the World Series, and on Thursday he most definitely managed like it. First, he pulled Rich Hill after his starter recorded six of his eight outs via strikeouts and replaced him with the youngest playoff pitcher in 46 years. He then went to his closer Kenley Jansen in the seventh (!), and let him throw a career-high 51 pitches before turning to ace Clayton Kershaw on one day’s rest to get the final two batters. Dave Roberts managed in the #bonezone Thursday, and he’s probably the postseason star because of it.

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