Archive for June, 2012
Baseball has been and still is, America’s favorite past-time. Many people love nothing more than going to the ballpark and seeing their favorite team, taking it all in. Including batting practice and warm-ups, all the way to the last pitch.
Baseball has been around a long time in the United States. It has a lot of history rooted in it, and a lot of historical events centered around baseball. Many baseball players actually stopped playing baseball during WW2, to fight overseas. Read the rest of this entry »
A list of the most legendary players of all time has to include the following. Mickey Mantle captured the heart of a generation. He was the original “Mr. October”. Ted Williams’s career was interrupted by two wars; still he managed to post Hall of Fame numbers. Considered by many to be the greatest hitter of all time, he was the last player to hit over .400 for a season.
Nolan Ryan gained control of his fastball, ended up with the most strikeouts in history, and added seven no-hitters. Cy Young’s 511 career wins puts Read the rest of this entry »
If you are thinking about listing the greatest baseball players of all time, what would be the criteria to make this decision? Most people would think statistics are at the top. Other people might consider each players special achievements as well as contributions to the game. Most likely most of the people you consider will be in the Hall of Fame.
There is no doubt that Jackie Robinson deserves to be on the list. Aside from winning the Most Valuable Player award Robinson helped the Read the rest of this entry »