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  • After Martin Luther King was assassinated, Major League Baseball faced a dilemma; postpone Opening Day out of respect or forge ahead regardless of public sentiments. The game would never be the same.

    A Question of Conscience: Opening Day 1968

    A Question of Conscience: Opening Day 1968

    by CJ Kelly0

  • Hundreds of players step foot onto a major league baseball field for the first time every season, and among those debuts are a handful of stars, a lot of duds, and - in most cases - at least a Hall of Famer or two. But what about those seasons which don’t see a Hall of Fame player making his debut?

    The Six MLB Seasons Since 1940 With No Hall of Fame Debuts

    The Six MLB Seasons Since 1940 With No Hall of Fame Debuts

    by Andrew Harner2

  • Roberto Clemente was one of a kind. He contributed to MLB’s successful integration of Latino players and constantly performed charitable deeds, often without fanfare or publicity. He is a hero.

    Roberto Clemente, a Hero on and off the Baseball Field

    Roberto Clemente, a Hero on and off the Baseball Field

    by Maren Elizabeth Morgan12

  • A Major League Baseball game is both fun to watch and attend. There is always room for improvement, though. Here are 5 ways to make the game better.

    5 Ways to Make MLB Games Better

    5 Ways to Make MLB Games Better

    by David Wince4

  • Baseball fans in the 1980s had plenty of great hitters to admire. There were fewer players who hit for both average and power than in previous decades, but the eighties was about team play, and the hitters that stood out during this period were exceptional baseball players.

    Baseball's Greatest Hitters of the 80s

    Baseball's Greatest Hitters of the 80s

    by Jason F Marovich29

  • In 1962, their first season, the New York Mets managed to lose more baseball games than any other team in the 20th century. But fans flocked to the "amazin'" team, even though nobody could play the game.

    1962 New York Mets: The Lovable Losers

    1962 New York Mets: The Lovable Losers

    by Brian Lokker6

  • 'The Catch' by Willie Mays. It sounds like a novel, a painting, or a career defining moment. The Say Hey Kid is the first player you'd pick to have on your team and every legend has their moment.

    Only Willie Mays Could Make  "The Catch"

    Only Willie Mays Could Make "The Catch"

    by Dan W Miller6

  • Willie Mays and Mickey Mantle were both banned from Major League Baseball in the early '80s. Money issues after retirement drove them to challenge the powers of the game.

    Banned: Mays, Mantle, and the Commish

    Banned: Mays, Mantle, and the Commish

    by CJ Kelly8

  • Throwing a baseball well is one of the hardest things to do in all of sports. Here I offer advice on throwing techniques for the pitcher, infielder, outfielder, and those of you who just want to toss out in the yard.

    Throwing a Baseball From Any Position on the Field

    Throwing a Baseball From Any Position on the Field

    by bemily5214

  • Ever wonder how to throw a sinker that is extra nasty? Here are some specifics on the grips and throwing motion required, along with a discussion of the importance of a healthy pitching approach to maximize the effectiveness of all your pitches.

    How to Throw a Sinker That Will Bring Batters to Their Knees

    How to Throw a Sinker That Will Bring Batters to Their Knees

    by bemily5213

  • When the Dodgers met the Yankees in the World Series, everyone was expecting a clash of titans. The results shocked the baseball world.

    A Clean Sweep: The 1963 World Series

    A Clean Sweep: The 1963 World Series

    by CJ Kelly0

  • The game of baseball has many rules, and some of them are quite strange. Here are 5 of the strangest and whackiest rules in the sport of baseball.

    The 5 Strangest Rules of Baseball

    The 5 Strangest Rules of Baseball

    by baseballbrains11

  • As fans, we tend to generate biased opinions on players based on one or two performances. That’s just how sports work. So, the real question is, can clutch be quantified?

    MLB: Can Clutch Be Measured?

    MLB: Can Clutch Be Measured?

    by CJ-Biondi0

  • There are many great books to read for baseball coaches, but which are the best? Here are five of the greatest books to read for current or future baseball coaches.

    5 Best Books for Baseball Coaches

    5 Best Books for Baseball Coaches

    by baseballbrains0

  • By any measure, the 1974 series was just as exciting as those before it. The games had everything: home runs, a suicide squeeze, pick offs, plays at the plates, and controversy.

    The Forgotten 1974 World Series

    The Forgotten 1974 World Series

    by CJ Kelly6

  • This article provides a list of the 16 worst players for the Los Angeles Dodgers during the age of free agency. A short biography is provided for each notoriously bad player.

    16 Worst Players for the Los Angeles Dodgers

    16 Worst Players for the Los Angeles Dodgers

    by Kelley Marks18

  • Finding the best travel baseball team can be a real challenge for players and parents. There are numerous organizations competing for your talent and your money, and it's difficult to know how to make the right choice. Follow these tips to find the best select baseball organization for you.

    How to Find the Best Travel Baseball Team

    How to Find the Best Travel Baseball Team

    by baseballbrains0

  • Maybe you don't fully grasp the deeper part of baseball. If you listened to the master storyteller of the airways all your life, you'd understand. Vin Scully gave the game a high level of literary description. He could describe the action with eloquence and charm.

    The Greatest Storyteller Since Plato: Vin Scully

    The Greatest Storyteller Since Plato: Vin Scully

    by Dan W Miller2

  • Teach young children how to hit a baseball without a bat. Start early learners right by teaching them "the" most important aspect of baseball, focus. As kids become ready to hit, a simple 3-step approach to hitting includes a fun :30 second animated video to help seed the learning for kids.

    How to Teach Young Children to Hit a Baseball

    How to Teach Young Children to Hit a Baseball

    by Dr Brad Kayden7

  • Men were not the only ones to play professional baseball in the early years of the sport. A women's league was started during World War II to keep the sport going while the boys were away.

    When Women Ruled Baseball: The AAGPBL

    When Women Ruled Baseball: The AAGPBL

    by Melvin Porter51

  • We examine some of the best players to ever step up to the plate: Ty Cobb, Rogers Hornsby, Jimmie Foxx, Stan Musial, Mickey Mantle, Frank Robinson, Hank Aaron, and Barry Bonds

    Best Baseball Hitters of All Time

    Best Baseball Hitters of All Time

    by James A Watkins93

  • How wide is home plate? Who was the first pitcher to pitch for both leagues in All-Star games? Check out these and other not-so-trivial tidbits of Major League Baseball.

    Old-Time Baseball Trivia

    Old-Time Baseball Trivia

    by Teri Silver1

  • Baseball fans have always loved the home run. Seeing the strong power hitters put on superhuman feats with their big bats has always brought admirers to their feet. Here are several big baseball names from the 1960s and 1970s guys who could change a baseball game with one swing of the bat.

    Baseball's Power Hitters of the 60s and 70s

    Baseball's Power Hitters of the 60s and 70s

    by Jason F Marovich11

  • Would The Babe still be the same player if he came up to the Major Leagues in the 2000s? I did some research and I wrote this essay. I hope you enjoy it

    Would Babe Ruth Be as Good Today

    Would Babe Ruth Be as Good Today

    by billd0160341

  • 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 Emperor of Right Field: Carl Furillo

    The Emperor of Right Field: Carl Furillo

    by CJ Kelly17

  • Though injured and far from the best hitter on the Minnesota Twins in 1991, Gene Larkin provided the only hit that mattered in Game 7 of the World Series, sending the Twins to the championship.

    Gene Larkin: The Unlikely Hero of 1991 World Series

    Gene Larkin: The Unlikely Hero of 1991 World Series

    by Andrew Harner1

  • Creating a baseball scorecard in Excel is easy and fun. The best part is that you can customize it however you want. Just follow these simple steps!

    How to Create a Baseball Scorecard

    How to Create a Baseball Scorecard

    by Eric Cramer4

  • Fielding is an important part of baseball. Several problems often exist with young fielders' technique. This article describes how to teach young children to field a baseball.

    How to Teach Young Children to Field a Baseball

    How to Teach Young Children to Field a Baseball

    by Dr Brad Kayden5

  • Baseball is “America’s pastime.” Wooden and concrete ballparks and stadiums add to the sport’s rich heritage. Take a look back at the homes of your favorite teams!

    Baseball Stadium History

    Baseball Stadium History

    by Teri Silver5

  • During the relatively brief period of time aluminum baseball bats have been in existence, they have seen some pretty incredible changes. This article offers a history and firsthand analysis of the current state of the metal bat.

    History of Metal Baseball Bats

    History of Metal Baseball Bats

    by Joseph Howard7

  • Baseball requires a couple of things to be worn on the diamond. It's OK if you aren't sure what to get for your little athlete here are a few suggestions.

    How to Dress for Playing Baseball

    How to Dress for Playing Baseball

    by David6

  • The New York Giants had long played second fiddle to their crosstown rivals, but in 1951, their manager made a decision that put them in the history books once more: the first all-black outfield.

    Deep to Right: MLB's First All-Black Outfield

    Deep to Right: MLB's First All-Black Outfield

    by CJ Kelly6

  • In 2018, Miguel Andujar of the New York Yankees enjoyed one of the greatest rookie seasons ever, tying the AL rookie record for doubles. But he didn’t just have a great rookie season – Andujar was among the best of all players in the Major Leagues in 2018.

    Miguel Andujar Enjoyed One of History’s Best Rookie Seasons

    Miguel Andujar Enjoyed One of History’s Best Rookie Seasons

    by GaryKauffman0

  • Being one of the initial American League teams over 100 years ago the Baltimore Orioles franchise has been playing for a long time. How much do you know about it's history and some of their players.

    Baltimore Orioles Baseball

    Baltimore Orioles Baseball

    by David28

  • I’m sure you’ve heard the juvenile taunt, “You throw like a girl!”. But is this valid? Evidence indicates that differences in throwing technique are due to social factors rather than physical ones.

    Do Men Throw Better Than Women?

    Do Men Throw Better Than Women?

    by Michaela24

  • Albert is coming home to St. Louis!! Finally, after almost eight years, he is returning to what was the site of one of the greatest beginnings to a MLB career in baseball history. St. Louis, get ready to welcome home one of the all time greats!

    Albert Pujols Is Finally Coming Back to Busch Stadium!

    Albert Pujols Is Finally Coming Back to Busch Stadium!

    by Mr Archer6

  • 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?"

    Strike Three: Baseball Is Dead

    Strike Three: Baseball Is Dead

    by CJ Kelly59

  • Every good baseball practice starts with a solid practice plan. In youth baseball, it's particularly important to establish good habits early by implementing well-designed practice plans. Here are some tips to get you started!

    How to Make a Practice Plan for Youth Baseball

    How to Make a Practice Plan for Youth Baseball

    by baseballbrains0

  • 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.

    Redemption: The Ray Fosse Story

    Redemption: The Ray Fosse Story

    by CJ Kelly4

  • The dimensions of a baseball field vary by the age and skill level of the players. Here's a guide to just how big a baseball field is, and why there are so many ballparks shaped so differently.

    What Are the Dimensions of a Baseball Field?

    What Are the Dimensions of a Baseball Field?

    by baseballbrains0

  • There are 30 MLB ballparks in North America. From someone who's been to every one of these parks—twice—here are the top ten.

    The Top 10 Major League Ballparks

    The Top 10 Major League Ballparks

    by Tom Lohr4

  • Baseball: America's national pastime. A game that has been around for a century and a half. Today, however, a debate rages on that seeks to change that game.

    Baseball's Great Debate

    Baseball's Great Debate

    by Mr Archer4

  • While most know of the legendary New York Yankees baseball player, many don't know that Mickey Mantle learned the game in Oklahoma. Discover the story of how Mickey Mantle learned to play, then stop in and visit his childhood home.

    Commerce, Oklahoma: Where Baseball Found Mickey Mantle

    Commerce, Oklahoma: Where Baseball Found Mickey Mantle

    by Eric Standridge2

  • This article suggests a list of the 16 greatest players for the Los Angeles Dodgers and only includes retired players. The compilation includes a short biography for each player.

    16 Greatest Players for the Los Angeles Dodgers

    16 Greatest Players for the Los Angeles Dodgers

    by Kelley Marks10

  • Chicks dig the long ball, or so it's been said. Read more to find out how to hit more home runs, and increase your power at the plate.

    How to Hit More Home Runs

    How to Hit More Home Runs

    by baseballbrains2

  • Baseball is a sport which is full of nostalgic history and American culture. Baseball is also full of superstitions that baseball players, team members, managers, and fans take seriously.

    Baseball Superstitions

    Baseball Superstitions

    by Deborah Minter1

  • Eddie Feigner pitched over 9,700 victories, 140,500 strikeouts, and more than 930 no-hit games. He was called the greatest softball pitcher who ever lived by the Washington Post.

    Eddie Feigner: The King of Softball

    Eddie Feigner: The King of Softball

    by Readmikenow10

  • Cooperstown Dreams Park is the field of dreams for u12 baseball players. This week-long tournament provides players and families the opportunity to enjoy baseball at its finest level.

    What Is the Cooperstown Dreams Park Experience?

    What Is the Cooperstown Dreams Park Experience?

    by Serendipity71

  • Babe Ruth was America's foremost sports superstar during the 1920s. He was also the highest paid. Did the Babe live like a king? Follow me as I take you on a tour through a few of his homes.

    The Homes of Babe Ruth

    The Homes of Babe Ruth

    by jon p hansen7

  • While Major League Baseball would never make such radical changes, I have a proposal for a renegade baseball league played under different rules. I outline the differences in rules from MLB, along with why the listed rules would be worth implementing.

    Proposal for a Renegade Baseball League

    Proposal for a Renegade Baseball League

    by Steven Gomez0

  • There are many options out there for baseball players, including whether to play travel baseball or to stick with recreational teams. Here are some advantages to travel baseball for you to consider.

    What Are the Advantages of Travel Baseball?

    What Are the Advantages of Travel Baseball?

    by baseballbrains0

  • "Take Me Out To the Ballgame" is a tune that was written in 1908. It was so catchy, it is now sung in virtually every baseball game in America. The inspiration for the song was charming in it's creation.

    Take Me Out to the Ballgame

    Take Me Out to the Ballgame

    by Deborah Minter1

  • Every day this winter, another article shows up asking, "Why aren't Machado and Harper signed?" Are the teams being cheap, or have they learned their lesson from other long-term, high-dollar contracts gone south? Let's look at a couple of examples.

    Harper and Machado's Contracts: Are They Worth the Money?

    Harper and Machado's Contracts: Are They Worth the Money?

    by Mr Archer2

  • 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.

    History of MLB Batting Triple Crown Winners

    History of MLB Batting Triple Crown Winners

    by Brian Lokker13

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