Rogers Hornsby

Rogers Hornsby of the Chicago Cubs was National League batting champion for six consecutive years, between 1920 and 1925. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Reflecting On The Brilliance Of Rogers Hornsby

We don’t hear too much about Hornsby anymore, so I thought I would dedicate this installment of By The Numbers to him. And, boy, did he put up some numbers.

01/22/2015

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Miguel Cabrera’s Triple Crown

Miguel Cabrera’s Triple Crown placed him into an elite group in history.

11/26/2012

Bruce Bochy (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: What Do We Do Now That Baseball Season Is Over?

When Miguel Cabrera took strike three from Sergio Romo at Comerica Park on Sunday night, the World Series was completed. The National Pastime was immediately suspended, as happens every fall until pitchers and catchers return next spring. So now what?

10/29/2012

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Yankees’ Bullpen Gets It Done In 4-3 Win Over Twins

Derek Jeter passed Rogers Hornsby for 33rd place on baseball’s all-time list with two hits, and the Yankees’ relievers held off the Twins in their first game since blowing a big lead to win 4-3 on Thursday.

WFAN–04/07/2011