Current Holder: The Philadelphia Phillies ---- Most Times Won by a Single Team: 26 by the New York Yankees
An American left fielder in Major League Baseball. He played 19 seasons, twice interrupted by military service as a Marine Corps pilot, with the Boston Red Sox.
American baseball player whose Major League Baseball (MLB) career spanned 1954 through to 1976.
Was a Major League baseball player from 1914-1935. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest baseball players in history
Became the first African-American baseball player of the modern era in 1947
"The Iron Horse" for the Yankees as first baseman from 1925-1939 when he played in 2130 consecutive games despite multiple broken bones in his hands! Streak ended in 1939 when Gehrig was diagnosed with neuromuscular disease and was forced to retire. Gehrig's lifetime batting average was .340, on base pct. was .447 and lifetime slugging percentage was .632.
"Mr. October" dubbed so by fans who saw Jackson come alive during post season play. Jackson was both brash and brilliant and remembered best for hitting three home runs during a world series game in 1977, matching "the Babe's" record!
Player who played the majority of his career with the New York and San Francisco Giants before finishing with the New York Mets. Nicknamed The Say Hey Kid, Mays was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1979, his first year of eligibility. Many consider him to be the greatest all-around player of all time
He was a pitcher for five different major league teams from 1890 to 1911, he pitched the first perfect game of baseball's modern era
DiMaggio was a 3-time MVP winner and 13-time All-Star. At the time of his retirement, he had the 5th-most career home runs (361) and sixth-highest slugging percentage (.579) in history. He is perhaps best known for his 56-game hitting streak (May 15–July 16, 1941),
3 Time Gold Glove Award Winner, 1957 MVP and 1970 Lou Gehrig Memorial Award Receipient
Seven Time MLB MVP, Eight Time Gold Glove, 3 Time Hank Aaron Award
9 Time World Series Champion, 3 Time AL MVP
Played on six World Series teams and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962. Was the first African American Major League Baseball player of the modern era.
He was the first player to hit 60 home runs in one season (1927), a record which stood for 34 years until broken by Roger Maris in 1961.
A legal hit where the batter doesn't swing.
A ball hit along the ground.
A play in which the batter goes around all bases and back home without stopping.
Hall of Fame pitcher, b. 1943
Negro Leagues standout and arguably one of the best pitchers in baseball history
Home run king and folk hero, born George Herman Ruth in 1895
New York Yankee manager, 1949-1960 winning 10 pennants and 7 world championships; 1890-1975
First player to integrate the big leagues (1947); 1919-1972
World Series winner with the Cincinnati Reds and the Detroit Tigers
Known for his tape-measure home runs, 74 d. 2011
8-time All-Star for the Brooklyn Dodgers, age 84 d. 2011
1944-2004; pitcher, notably with the Mets and Phillies, and father of country star Tim McGraw.
Hall of Fame catcher (1903-1962)
Hall of Fame second baseman (1903-1993)
"The Iron Horse"; gave his name to the disorder that took his life, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (1903-1941)
Chicago Cubs shortstop, Hall of Fame member
American baseball catcher, manager and coach; 18 time All Star and winner of 10 World Series championships; renowned for his "Yogi-isms" paradoxical contradictions like: "It's déjà vu all over again."