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.
Catcher Ray Fosse became famous as the target of one of the hardest slides in Major League history during the 1970 All Star Game. It changed his life.
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.
The Seattle Mariners have only been in business for 44 seasons, but they've churned out plenty of superstars—including some of Major League Baseball's all-time greats. Read on to discover the top five players ever to don a Mariners uniform.
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.
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.
Only 16 pitchers have ever won the NL pitching Triple Crown, leading the league in wins, ERA, and strikeouts. The winners include some of the best pitchers in MLB history, including 10 Hall of Famers.
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?
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.
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?"
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.
It is a baseball game or the circus? Hard to tell these days. Here is one ardent fan's plan of helping baseball begin the journey of make attending a game a sporting event again.
Game Six of the 1975 World Series was not only the greatest game every played, it saved Major League Baseball.
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.