Japanese outfielder Ichrio Suzuki arrived in America with high expectations. Suzuki began a legendary MLB career when he debuted on April 2, 2001.
Memorabilia associated with Hank Aaron can cost a pretty penny. This includes his baseball cards, which have amassed significant value.
During the 2000s, few Major League baseball players were more famous than Barry Bonds. What happened to the San Francisco Giants slugger?
The former MLB star once told the Kansas City Chiefs’ All-Pro quarterback that he had no future in football.
Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani made his pitching debut on April 1, 2018. How did the Japanese rookie fare on the mound?
Many fans only know Cy Young as the namesake of the MLB award. However, Young might have also been the greatest pitcher of all time.
Baseball fans who saw Sammy Sosa play in a career that included more than 600 home runs might not even recognize the retired Chicago Cubs great today.
Johnny Damon spent 18 seasons playing in the MLB for multiple teams. He won two World Series titles with the Red Sox and the Yankees.
Former MLB catcher Paul Lo Duca ripped Alex Rodriguez in a new radio interview and isn’t buying into his redemption story.
We’ve all seen headlines where baseball players have undergone Tommy John surgery. What is the specific type of surgery and who is Tommy John?
Brian Jordan, who played professionally for the Atlanta Braves and Atlanta Falcons, is always the forgotten two-sport athlete.
Nick Swisher was big for the New York Yankees during the team’s 2009 World Series run. What is Swisher up to now?
It’s become relatively rare for pitchers to win 20 games in a season, but Denny McLain won 31 for the 1968 Detroit Tigers.
Every record needs to start somewhere. St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Mark McGwire hit the first of a record 70 home runs on March 31, 1998.
Jason Giambi played 20 seasons in the MLB. He played for multiple teams and was once the AL MVP when he played for the Oakland Athletics.
Alex Rodriguez will be 50 when he receives his final MLB paycheck as a result of a $26 million deferred payment plan with the Texas Rangers.
Cincinnati Reds pitcher/outfielder Michael Lorenzen shares an amazing Major League Baseball record with none other than Babe Ruth.
What eventually happened to the baseball bat Roger Clemens allegedly threw at Mike Piazza during the 2000 World Series?
It has been nearly 30 years since the Chicago Cubs made one of the more important trades in franchise history. On March 30, 1992, the Cubs sent All-Star outfielder George Bell to the crosstown White Sox for a young outfielder named Sammy Sosa. While Bell played only two seasons with the White Sox, Sosa turned …
Ken Griffey Jr. was one of baseball’s biggest stars during the ’90s. Did all this fame and success lead to a sizable net worth for Griffey?
During his playing career, Ozzie Smith endeared himself to St. Louis Cardinals fans. What happened to the legendary shortstop?
A World Series title wasn’t the only goal on his mind when Justin Verlander arrived at the Detroit Tigers’ spring training facility in Lakeland, Fla, in 2013. If Verlander had his way, he wanted to sign a long-term extension with the Detroit Tigers rather than test free agency after the 2014 season. Verlander got his …
Babe Ruth may have been the greatest baseball player of all time. Off the field, the New York Yankees star endured many difficult tragedies.
Baseball is full of weird traditions and customs that can be confusing to newcomers. For instance, why is a ‘K’ used to abbreviate a strikeout?
A New York Times writer’s tweet added to the confusion Friday for people who didn’t recall that a former baseball standout had died last year.
Despite having Mike Trout on their roster, the Angels haven’t had much success in the postseason. But their luck may change this year.
Former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Jim Edmonds excelled with his bat and his glove. Where is the four-time All-Star now?
Sammy Sosa dueled with Mark McGwire in 1998 in the race to break the MLB record for home runs in a season.
Although Cuba and the United States have a complicated history, both countries also carry a deep history with baseball. The Baltimore Orioles and Major League Baseball used that connection to their advantage and played a historic two-game series against the Cuban National Team after travel to Cuba became easier. The first game took place on …
Over 30 years removed from his lifetime ban from the MLB, Cincinnati Reds legend Pete Rose’s gambling habits may not have subsided.
Former Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain’s career was filled with fist pumps, strikeouts, and injuries. Where is the former phenom now?
A look back at the story of how the Cincinnati Reds nearly acquired Babe Ruth before he ever went to the New York Yankees.
Former MLB All-Star catcher Mike Piazza reflects on his on-the-field issues with pitcher Roger Clemens during the 2000 season.
Major League Baseball’s all-time hits leader Pete Rose offers advice and insight to players who will have a delayed start to the 2020 season.
Sports Illustrated exposed baseball legend Pete Rose’s gambling habits on this day in 1989. Will Pete Rose become a Hall of Famer?
Reggie Jackson hit three home runs in Game 6 of the 1977 World Series to clinch the title. He hit one on opening day in 1978 and it sent candy bars flying.
Zack Greinke has been one of the most dominant pitchers over the past 16 years. He has also been one of the highest-paid athletes too.
Remembering one-handed pitcher Jim Abbott’s no-hitter against the Cleveland Indians and finding out what he is doing today.
How did every hitter on the 1940 Chicago White Sox opening day roster end the day with the same batting average as they started? Bob Feller tossed a no-hitter.
MLB Opening Day was supposed to return today, but in the meantime you can now stream Ken Burns’ “Baseball” for free.
Pedro Martinez is one of the biggest stars in Red Sox history. He won three Cy Young awards and one World Series title in Boston.
There have only been four MLB players to hit three home runs on Opening Day. Take a look at who they are and when the last time it happened.
Former All-Star pitcher Dan Haren is finding a unique way to help families affected by the coronavirus shutdown: bobbleheads.
We don’t know when baseball’s 2020 Opening Day will arrive, but past seasons have kicked off with memorable moments.
Who hit the most Opening Day home runs in MLB history? The answer, as well as which active player is closest, may surprise you.
On this day in 1951, New York Yankees legend Mickey Mantle hit a 650-foot home run. Or did he? We have the answer.
In 1989, Orel Hershiser was MLB’s highest-paid player. But he made more money after baseball thanks to his poker skills.
Fox Sports announcer Joe Buck is making it impossible to hate him as he works on his play-by-play skills on social media.
A look at the different teams Babe Ruth played for in his 22-year career in Major League Baseball.
It’s already been 10 years since former Texas Rangers star Josh Hamilton’s thrilling MVP season. What is Hamilton doing in retirement?