Matty Alou

 Most famous today for being the second of three baseball-playing…

Barry Bonds

“For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole…

Rod Carew

“He has no weakness as a hitter. Pitch him inside, outside,…

Hugh Duffy

For decades, Hugh Duffy was a franchise fixture in Boston, a…

Elmer Flick

Best known as the player who Cleveland would not trade for the…

Nomar Garciaparra

After seeing Nomar Garciaparra play, Red Sox great Ted Williams…

Ralph Garr

Longtime Los Angeles Times columnist Jim Murray once wrote that…

Tony Gwynn

There has never been a sports icon linked to a city quite like…

Billy Hamilton

Billy Hamilton was the greatest base stealer and most prolific…

Bubbles Hargrave

It was one of the most bizarre batting races in National League…

Chipper Jones

For generations, many American fathers have raised their sons…

King Kelly

Mike “King” Kelly was professional baseball’s first matinee…

Mickey Mantle

Even before he was born into this world, Mickey Mantle was being…

Edgar Martinez

When many reflect on the 1990s Mariners, often the flashier stars…

John Olerud

To many fans, John Olerud was the player who wore his batting…

Tony Oliva

Tony Oliva stands at the forefront of an exceedingly select group…

Al Oliver

“I’m going to have a good year because I’m Al Oliver. I…

Manny Ramirez

"Manny being Manny" — the simple phrase seemed to instinctively…

Freddy Sanchez

The American dream of being a well-known baseball player was…

Snuffy Stirnweiss

On the morning of September 15, 1958, Central Railroad of New…

Joe Torre

Baseball is a game of numbers, so it is fitting to begin this…

Harry Walker

Harry Walker was born to baseball and spent his life in the game.…

Larry Walker

“What if?” It is a perennial question and in baseball, the…

Billy Williams

“Billy Williams,” said his manager Leo Durocher, “never…