Jim Bottomley

On a mid-September afternoon in Brooklyn in 1924, Cardinals third–year…

Lou Boudreau

In 1942, the Cleveland Indians chose their slow-footed, hard-hitting,…

Roger Bresnahan

A versatile athlete who played all nine positions at the major-league…

George Brett

Few players have been as synonymous with a team as George Brett…

Lou Brock

"Some in the press and in the stands considered him too casual…

Mordecai Brown

Mordecai Peter Centennial Brown, best known today for his unusual…

Raymond Brown

In his heyday, Raymond Brown was on top of the Negro League baseball…

Willard Brown

Ese Hombre — That Man — was Willard Brown’s nickname…

Morgan Bulkeley

There’s a bridge that stretches across the Connecticut River,…

Jim Bunning

“There are those who can, and there are those who will,”…

Jesse Burkett

A crafty hitter and disputatious competitor, Jesse Burkett won…

Roy Campanella

Roy Campanella was the sixth acknowledged black player to appear…

Rod Carew

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

Max Carey

Certain types of ballplayers have always populated baseball history.…

Steve Carlton

The 1980 season was a banner year for Steve Carlton. Lefty, as…

Gary Carter

It simply should not have taken six years for Gary Carter to…

Alexander Cartwright

Other than Abner Doubleday, perhaps no person associated with…
Orlando Cepeda (THE TOPPS COMPANY)

Orlando Cepeda

When Orlando Cepeda stood on the podium in Cooperstown, New York,…

Henry Chadwick

In the fall of 1856, a New York Times cricket journalist spotted…

Frank Chance

Forever poetically linked to Joe Tinker and Johnny Evers by F.…

Happy Chandler

Few 20th-century politicians had a more impressive résumé than…
Oscar Charleston (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

Oscar Charleston

“Charleston not only has the speed of a Carey, the arm of a…

Jack Chesbro

Despite a sensational 1904 season in which he won 14 straight…

Nestor Chylak

“Considered by many to be the nonpareil umpire of the Post-War…