Hank Aaron

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

Home Run Baker

In an era characterized by urbanization and rapid industrial…

Jose Canseco

Perhaps no other player in major-league history has been blessed…

Tony Conigliaro

No matter how you measure it, Tony Conigliaro’s career got…

Gavvy Cravath

Gavvy Cravath was an anomaly in the Deadball Era. Employing a…

Harry Davis

Long before Babe Ruth revolutionized the game with the home…

Larry Doby

Larry Doby is best remembered for becoming the first black player…

Buck Freeman

The first legitimate home run hitter in baseball history, Buck…

Andres Galarraga

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

Hank Greenberg

Any list of the greatest sluggers ever to wear a Detroit Tigers…

Bug Holliday

After experiencing success in its infancy as the birthplace of…

Tommy Holmes

A severe sinus condition kept Tommy Holmes out of the service…

Reggie Jackson

Reginald Martinez Jackson was born on May 18, 1946, in Wyncote,…

Howard Johnson

Howard Johnson was a solid major-league player for several years.…

George Kelly

Statistics can tell you a lot about a baseball player. In the…

Harmon Killebrew

It may have seemed like an eternity.  As in many cases when…

Willie Mays

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

Eddie Murray

“That night might have been the best thing anyone has done…

Graig Nettles

He was blessed with cat-like reflexes, an accurate arm, and the…

Mel Ott

Mel Ott's life is a classic rags-to-riches story of a naive,…

Al Rosen

As Rose Rosen watched her son Al play with other kids, she frequently…

Frank Schulte

Frank M. Schulte was the slugging right fielder for the great…

Vern Stephens

The 1940s witnessed a special group of major league shortstops,…

Ted Williams

Any argument as to the greatest hitter of all time always involves…