Phil Rizzuto

When Phil Rizzuto went to his first Major League tryout, a New…

Brooks Robinson

The stage was the fifth game of the World Series, on October…

Frank Robinson

Frank Robinson would not want to be remembered as a racial…

Jackie Robinson

Jackie Robinson is perhaps the most historically significant…
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Alex Rodríguez

“He’s that baseball dude who got banned for steroids or something,…

Ivan Rodriguez

Coming from the dirt fields of Puerto Rico to the heights of…

Pete Rose

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

Al Rosen

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

Babe Ruth

During his five full seasons with the Boston Red Sox, Babe Ruth…

Ryne Sandberg

“What is one to say about June — the time of perfect young…
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Mike Schmidt

By the time Mike Schmidt retired early in the 1989 season,…

Frank Schulte

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

Bobby Shantz

Almost every scout considered him too short (5-feet-6½) to be…

George Sisler

Arguably the first great first baseman of the twentieth century,…

Duke Snider

A strong, accurate throwing arm, grace, and athleticism made…

Sammy Sosa

Who is the real Sammy Sosa? Is he the charismatic slugger whose…

Tris Speaker

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

Willie Stargell

Following the Pittsburgh Pirates’ loss to the Chicago Cubs…
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Miguel Tejada

Miguel Tejada was the dream. A kid born into extreme poverty…

Joe Torre

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

Dazzy Vance

Could a friendly poker game among minor-league teammates lead…
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Mo Vaughn

A big man with a famous scowl and a name that felt ripped from…

Zoilo Versalles

A familiar baseball stereotype of the mid-twentieth century was…

Larry Walker

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