It could just be pure coincidence, but there might also be something to it. Former Philadelphia Phillies catcher and fan-favorite Darren Daulton died of brain cancer in August of 2017. He was just 55 years old. Daulton is one of many former Major League Baseball players who have died of glioblastoma at a relatively young …
The dreaded Mendoza Line commonly used to describe struggling hitters was named after him, but just how bad was Mario Mendoza?
New York Mets manager Gil Hodges tragically died days before the 1972 season began. His death had a major impact on baseball’s future.
After protests across America, Minnesota Twins celebrated Juneteenth by making a big change at Target Field.
Ryan Freel became a fan favorite while playing for the Cincinnati Reds. He, however, sadly died shortly after his baseball career.
The Cleveland Indians could soon change their team name. One new name idea would honor both Black athletes and baseball history.
A 2020 Topps baseball card for Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Andrew McCutchen has attracted a lot of interest. |
Of all the players in MLB history, Red Sox legend David Ortiz never hit three home runs in one game. Meet the pitcher who did, though.
Kansas City Chiefs fans may be excited about Patrick Mahomes’ 10-year extension, but MLB teams have a long history of regretting lengthy contracts.
Freddy Sanchez was put in a tough situation when he was born. He had to learn to walk as a child and would later become a 3-time MLB All-Star.
Buster Posey has been one of the best players in the MLB for the Giants over the past decade. Hitting seems to run in his family.
The Willie McCovey statue is part of the Oracle Park experience for a San Francisco Giants game. Unfortunately, the Giants had to take the statue down.
As Major League Baseball tries to restart its season, Washington Nationals reliever Sean Doolittle has emerged as a voice of reason.
Mordecai Brown had a tragic accident when he was a kid and lost part of his fingers. He would go on to become a Hall of Fame pitcher.
Greg Halman joined the Seattle Mariners with high expectations. Halman’s life tragically ended at his brother’s hands just as his career began.
David Price has been a top pitcher for the past decade. He won’t pitch for the Dodgers in 2020, but he still has a massive net worth.
Jackie Robinson changed the MLB forever by breaking the color barrier, but his tragic death in 1972 shocked the baseball world.
During his time in Major League Baseball, David Price has made hundreds of millions. During college, however, he almost quit baseball and took a job at McDonald’s.
Many MLB players negotiate the ability to control where they’re traded into their contracts. Let’s look at a partial no-trade clause.
Miguel Tejada was one of baseball’s best shortstops in his prime. The former Athletics star became a bankrupt chicken farmer in retirement.
Jim Mecir was born with a permanent disability but he did not let that stop him from pursuing a career as an MLB pitcher.
As fun as the sight of pitchers hitting can be, most hurlers are, frankly, terrible at the plate. What pitcher has the lowest career average?
Dave Righetti of the New York Yankees pitched a July 4 no-hitter in 1983.
You’d think a perennial contender like the Red Sox would be a shoo-in. But Boston may not be as competitive because of Chris Sale.
Boston Red Sox fans absolutely hate him. New York Yankees fan love him. Bucky Dent is a Yankees legend. What is Dent up to today?
The New York Yankees have a storied history. One moment of that history happened when pitcher Andy Hawkins tossed no-hit ball against the Chicago White Sox and lost.
Tony Gwynn and Cal Ripken Jr. are two of the most legendary baseball players of their era. But many fans forget that both had brother make it to the majors.
Oakland Athletics outfielder Stephen Piscotty mourned his beloved mother after her death in 2018. Piscotty honored her in the perfect way.
A look at exactly how many pitchers gave up home runs to former Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds.
MLB fans love to debate about Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, and Nomar Garciaparra, three wildly different, talented shortstops.
Phillies All-Star catcher J.T. Realmuto could lose over $100 million in free agency this fall. He should blame the coronavirus pandemic.
July 1 is Bobby Bonilla Day. The former Met will bank over $1 million today, which is more than Patrick Mahomes is due in 2020 base salary.
In 2005, Johnny Damon left the Boston Red Sox to join the New York Yankees. 15 years later, he’s still rubbing salt in the wound.
Ron Santo had an impressive MLB career and was a fan favorite in Chicago. His death was a huge blow in the baseball community.
Jim Eisenreich was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome during his career, but he didn’t let that stop him from winning a World Series.
Dave Winfield outsmarted New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner during free agency after the 1980 season.
A look at the career and net worth of former MLB All-Star Bobby Bonilla, who still receives a $1.19 million check from the Mets every July 1.
Skip Caray was a well known name in the Atlanta area for many years. When he died it was a blow to the Braves organization.
A look back on the first contract ever signed by New York Yankees legend and Hall of Famer Derek Jeter, which was worth zero dollars.
Bobby Murcer was a beloved Yankees outfielder and broadcaster. Even in his final months of life, Murcer kept broadcasting Yankee games.
One year ago LA Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs’ tragic death stunned the sports world. Since then, his death has resulted in big changes in MLB.
The Oakland Athletics aren’t a financially stable team. If the current state of things keeps going, they’ll be another victim of COVID-19.
Curtis pride was born deaf, but that did not stop him from achieving his dream of becoming a Major League Baseball player.
New York Yankees pitcher Aroldis Chapman is one of the best relievers in baseball. Just over a decade ago, he worked as an informant for the Cuban government.
Ryan Zimmerman has opted not to play for the Washington Nationals in 2020 but said he’s not retiring. But could anyone blame him if he did?
While Babe Ruth seemed like a super hero on the baseball diamond, he was ravaged by a rare form of cancer and died tragically in 1948.
The New York Yankees honor their greats in Monument Park. Could recent events across the world impact who is honored at Yankee Stadium?
Yankees pitcher Carl Mays famously killed Indians shortstop Ray Chapman with a wild pitch. Here’s why Mays said he didn’t feel guilty.
Taking a chance on a new catcher always risks sacrificing offense. But the Orioles did this with Adley Rutschman in the 2019 draft.
Former Rockies and Yankees pitcher Chad Bettis, a cancer survivor, is retiring from baseball with his “head held high.” Here’s why.