Ichiro Joins Rare Company, Reaches Incredible Feat With 4,000th HitSuzuki's teammates streamed out of the dugout and surrounded him at first base, Curtis Granderson giving him the first hug. A grinning Suzuki then faced the cheering fans and bowed, doffing his helmet.
Giglio: With Social Media, Fans' Voices Are Now Heard More Than Ever Some of the most controversial decisions in the world of professional sports are being influenced by just how many people can see, react and share what they are feeling within minutes.
Ty Cobb Bat To Be Auctioned During All-Star WeekThe century-old, 34.5-inch bat used by "The Georgia Peach" is available to the highest bidder through Hunt Auctions.
By The Numbers: Listing The All-Time MLB Leaders For this installment of By The Numbers, I thought I would take a look at the all-time hitting and pitching leaders, just to get a feel for some of the numbers.
By The Numbers: Who Was More Dominant — Babe Ruth Or Ty Cobb?Can we compare apples and oranges? Ty Cobb won 11 batting titles (BA) in 13 years while Babe Ruth copped 13 slugging (SLG) crowns in a 14-year stretch. Yet, I wonder, can we determine which of the two Hall of Famers was more dominant?
By The Numbers: Al Kaline Was The Ultimate Pro's ProKaline never played a day of minor league baseball. He wore the Tigers’ uniform with class. He was the perfect No. 3 hitter, and quite possibly the best fielding right-fielder that many baseball fans ever saw.
Baseball Icon Stan Musial Passes Away At 92One of baseball's greatest icons Stan Musial has passed away at 92.
By The Numbers: Introducing Baseball's Cumulative Base Proficiency (CBP)I picked sixteen giants of the game, using the following career statistics: At-bats (AB), walks (W), total bases (TB), stolen bases (SB), caught stealing (CS) and hit-by-pitch (HP).
By The Numbers: The Grey EagleTris Speaker was one of the best players of a bygone era in baseball.
By The Numbers: Double X: Jimmie FoxxWe usually don’t hear much about Jimmie Foxx anymore. Or read much about him. And it’s too bad. For Foxx was one of the greatest players ever to grace the diamond.
By The Numbers: MLB's Top 10 Practically Unbreakable RecordsNot one of us figured 714, 892, 3508 or 2130 would ever be surpassed. They were baseball's Magic Numbers. Well, decades later, we certainly know better.
Could Derek Jeter Pass Pete Rose As MLB's All-Time Hits Leader?Derek Jeter has become the 28th player in MLB history to record 3,000 career hits. Now the question is: how far can the captain climb MLB's all-time list? Could he possibly surpass Pete Rose at No. 1?