Henry Aaron

“Henry Aaron in the second inning walked and scored. He’s…

Dale Alexander

Dale Alexander, the hard-hitting first baseman who was Boston's…

Jesse Burkett

A crafty hitter and disputatious competitor, Jesse Burkett won…

Roberto Clemente

Roberto Clemente's greatness transcended the diamond. On it,…

Ty Cobb

Perhaps the most competitive and complex personality ever to…

Tommy Davis

What Tommy Davis accomplished as a major leaguer on one good…

Ferris Fain

When asked to make a list of the best hitters of the late 1940s…

Andres Galarraga

Andrés Jose Padovani Galarraga was known as the Big Cat, or…

Debs Garms

The list of National League batting champions from the Thirties…

George Gore

Read me some names from a faded box score Culled from the distant…
Dick Groat (THE TOPPS COMPANY)

Dick Groat

Before Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders made “two-sport athletes”…

Guy Hecker

Guy Hecker has been regarded as the best combination of hitter…

Harry Heilmann

When Harry Heilmann reached the big leagues, he had a daunting…

Chuck Klein

Charles Herbert Klein was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, on October…

Fred Lynn

He arrived on the big-league scene like a bolt of lightning through…

Willie Mays

"If somebody came up and hit .450, stole 100 bases, and performed…

Pete Rose

The 1970 All-Star Game, at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati,…

Pete Runnels

James Edward "Pete" Runnels occupies a place in Washington Senator…

Cy Seymour

If a young, successful major league pitcher had decided to become…

Tris Speaker

Tris Speaker, Ty Cobb’s friendly rival as the greatest center…

George Stone

From 1901 through 1928, a future member of the Baseball Hall…

Arky Vaughan

Hall of Famer Arky Vaughan spent most of his career playing shortstop…

Mickey Vernon

In the 1940s and well into the 1950s, the premier first baseman…

Willie Wilson

“I always hope he hits the ball to left so I can watch him…