Suzuki’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.
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.
The century-old, 34.5-inch bat used by “The Georgia Peach” is available to the highest bidder through Hunt Auctions.
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.
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?
Kaline 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.
One of baseball’s greatest icons Stan Musial has passed away at 92.
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).
Tris Speaker was one of the best players of a bygone era in baseball.
We 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.
Not 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.
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?
Happy New Year! We can now say that “Pitchers and Catchers” will begin Spring Trainings next month in Florida and other places, no matter how much snow may come our way!
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — With baseball playoffs underway, there’s always the question: who’s the best of the best? While some may say the question is too difficult to answer, sportscaster Len Berman attempted in […]
Before the popularization of sabermetrics in the late 1970’s, a good number of baseball statisticians and historians believed that Ty Cobb was the greatest player who ever lived. Winning twelve batting titles in a thirteen […]