Brooklyn Dodgers’ Carl Furillo is considered one of the greatest outfielders of his day. But false accusations and reporters’ misrepresentations dogged him throughout his career.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have a rich history of stardom, despite only being a franchise for 22 seasons. In this article, you can read about the greatest players ever to play for the franchise.
A century ago, Major League Baseball banned the spitball, yet 17 players were still allowed to hurl the pitch until their retirement. The last one was Burleigh Grimes, who threw the last legal spitball in 1934.
Hitting home runs is never easy but becomes even harder with age. Some famous sluggers struggled after turning 36, but surprisingly, some hitters not known for their power flourished in their late 30s and 40s.
Throughout a 137-year history, the New York and San Francisco Giants have employed many of Major League Baseball's most prolific power hitters and several standout pitchers. This article will examine the greatest San Francisco Giants players of all time.
The modern era of Major League Baseball began with 8 teams in the National League in 1900 and 8 in the American League in 1901. For 60 years, the Major Leagues were comprised of those 16 original teams, with only a handful of franchise relocations. Beginning in 1961, baseball expanded with new teams, additional franchise moves, and divisional reconfigurations. There are currently 30 teams with 3 divisions in each league. Is more expansion or franchise relocation on the way?
From April through October, it’s baseball season! The announcers can make it confusing, but whether you’re new to the game or an "old pro," baseball is a language we can all speak fluently.
The San Diego Padres may not have the richest franchise history among the 30 teams in Major League Baseball, but they've produced several players who should be celebrated. In this article, I count down the top five players in San Diego Padres history.
The game of baseball is as synonymous with America as apple pie and the Fourth of July, so it's no surprise that baseball players have had a tremendous amount of impact on American society. But who are the most influential Major League baseball players of all-time? Read on to find out!
With 55 Hall of Famers having helped the Los Angeles Dodgers to 33 National League pennants, selecting the top five players in team history was a daunting task. Nevertheless, this article presents the best Los Angeles Dodgers players of all-time.
Only 14 players have ever won baseball's batting Triple Crown, leading the league in batting average, home runs, and runs batted in. All 11 20th century winners are in the Hall of Fame. In 2012, Miguel Cabrera joined the exclusive Triple Crown club.
Baseball has declined in popularity and that will have a long lasting effect on the culture at large. Years from now a young child will ask, "Grandpa, what was baseball?"
Because Coors Field is such a haven for offense, many of the greatest Colorado Rockies players of all-time have brought a lot of firepower to their lineup. This countdown of the top five players in Colorado Rockies history brings back lots of high-scoring memories from the past 27 years.
Baseball is America's pastime, and hitting a round ball with a round bat is extremely difficult. Hitting a round ball with a round bat when the ball is travelling 100 miles per hour is harder still.
I loved watching all of these players play the game. They are all obvious cheaters though. The steroid use of these guys was something a blind man could see.