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  • What do all those letters and numbers in a baseball box score stand for? Knowing how to read a professional box score will keep you in the game.

    How to Read a Baseball Box Score

    How to Read a Baseball Box Score

    by Teri Silver14

  • 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 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!

    Who Are the Most Influential Baseball Players of All-Time?

    Who Are the Most Influential Baseball Players of All-Time?

    by Andrew Harner3

  • '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

  • 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.

    The Best Players in Colorado Rockies History

    The Best Players in Colorado Rockies History

    by Andrew Harner0

  • 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 Best Players in San Diego Padres History

    The Best Players in San Diego Padres History

    by Andrew Harner0

  • 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.

    List of Top Home Run Hitters Older Than 36

    List of Top Home Run Hitters Older Than 36

    by GaryKauffman0

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Howard8

  • 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

  • Virgil Trucks became only the third pitcher in the history of baseball to throw two no-hitters in one season after holding the Washington Senators and New York Yankees hitless during the 1952 season. The two outings, however, each had a handful of oddities, leaving each even more memorable.

    The Two Bizarre No-Hitters of Detroit Tigers Pitcher Virgil Trucks

    The Two Bizarre No-Hitters of Detroit Tigers Pitcher Virgil Trucks

    by Andrew Harner0

  • 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

  • The Los Angeles Dodgers had a year to remember in 1959. One reason why was a flamboyant young pitcher named Don Drysdale, who was a critical pitcher but also caused a bit of a stir down the stretch when he threatened to sue the National League after being accused of throwing an intentional beanball.

    The Time Don Drysdale Threatened to Sue the National League

    The Time Don Drysdale Threatened to Sue the National League

    by Andrew Harner0

  • 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

  • "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 its creation.

    The History of the Song "Take Me Out to the Ballgame"

    The History of the Song "Take Me Out to the Ballgame"

    by Deborah Minter1

  • 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

  • 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

  • While we usually associate big home run totals with lots of strikeouts, a few players like Joe DiMaggio and Yogi Berra proved that you could make contact and still hit for power.

    Not All Power Hitters Are Strikeout Kings

    Not All Power Hitters Are Strikeout Kings

    by GaryKauffman0

  • 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

  • Below I discuss what I love about baseball and why it means so much to its fans and to our culture in general.

    Why I Love Baseball

    Why I Love Baseball

    by Laura Smith10

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

    5 Ways to Make MLB Games Better

    5 Ways to Make MLB Games Better

    by David Wince4

  • 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

  • Baseball is a sport that's 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 its history and some of its players?

    Baltimore Orioles Baseball

    Baltimore Orioles Baseball

    by David28

  • 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 hansen8

  • 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 Best Players in San Francisco Giants History

    The Best Players in San Francisco Giants History

    by Andrew Harner0

  • 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-Biondi2

  • 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.

    8 Tips on How to Hit More Home Runs

    8 Tips on How to Hit More Home Runs

    by baseballbrains2

  • 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

  • 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 Marks21

  • 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.

    The Best Players in Arizona Diamondbacks History

    The Best Players in Arizona Diamondbacks History

    by Andrew Harner1

  • 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 billd0160342

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    The 8 Best Baseball Hitters of All Time

    The 8 Best Baseball Hitters of All Time

    by James A Watkins93

  • This article suggests a list of the 25 best players in the history of Major League Baseball. A short bio is provided for each player as well as a listing of his most impressive records and achievements.

    25 Greatest Players in Major League Baseball History

    25 Greatest Players in Major League Baseball History

    by Kelley Marks3

  • 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 Best Players in Los Angeles Dodgers History

    The Best Players in Los Angeles Dodgers History

    by Andrew Harner2

  • 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

  • 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

  • While he was not acclaimed as highly as other amateur players of his time, Mike Piazza became one of the biggest draft surprises in the history of Major League Baseball. It all started on high school fields near Philadelphia.

    The Days of Mike Piazza Before He Turned Pro

    The Days of Mike Piazza Before He Turned Pro

    by Andrew Harner0

  • In an effort to pad the players' pension fund, Major League Baseball hosted the All-Star Game twice a season from 1959-1962. Take a journey from when Robin Roberts initially thought up the idea of an extra All-Star game to it quickly becoming a forgotten novelty.

    Looking Back at the Novelty of Two All Star Games in MLB

    Looking Back at the Novelty of Two All Star Games in MLB

    by Andrew Harner2

  • 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

  • This article suggests a list of the 17 greatest players for the Los Angeles Dodgers and only includes retired players. The compilation includes a short biography for each player.

    17 Greatest Players for the Los Angeles Dodgers

    17 Greatest Players for the Los Angeles Dodgers

    by Kelley Marks10

  • 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

  • No two Major League Baseball parks are the same. In fact, some have some rather unique features. Read on to learn about the top 10 most-unique MLB stadiums.

    The Top 10 Unique MLB Ballpark Features

    The Top 10 Unique MLB Ballpark Features

    by Tom Lohr3

  • 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.

    The Spitball and the End of a Baseball Era

    The Spitball and the End of a Baseball Era

    by Gill Schor0

  • Albert is coming home to St. Louis! Finally, after almost eight years, he is returning to 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

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

    The 5 Strangest Rules of Baseball

    The 5 Strangest Rules of Baseball

    by baseballbrains12

  • 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

  • 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.

    Understanding Baseball's Unique Words and Phrases

    Understanding Baseball's Unique Words and Phrases

    by Teri Silver4

  • 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

  • When playing baseball, it's important to dress for the diamond. If you aren't sure what to get for yourself or your little athlete, check out the suggestions in this article to get your bases covered!

    How to Dress for Playing Baseball

    How to Dress for Playing Baseball

    by David6

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Readmikenow12

  • 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.

    The Best Players in Seattle Mariners History

    The Best Players in Seattle Mariners History

    by Andrew Harner0

  • 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.

    How to Throw a Baseball From Any Position on the Field

    How to Throw a Baseball From Any Position on the Field

    by bemily5214

  • 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

  • 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 Five MLB Seasons Since 1940 With No Hall of Fame Debuts

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

    by Andrew Harner2

  • 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

  • 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 Kelly25

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