Mel Hall had a negative reputation in baseball as a bully. The ex-Yankees outfielder is now serving a 45-year sentence for sexual assault.
New York Yankees slugger Roger Maris’ record-setting 61st home-run ball was caught by Sal Durante after a spontaneous seat change.
MLB teams have giveaways to entice people to come to their stadiums. Perhaps the most popular giveaway item is a bobblehead.
Michael Jordan gave Derek Jeter a little financial assistance to help the former Yankees star purchase the Miami Marlins.
Derek Jeter was a superstar shortstop for the New York Yankees. He utilized his massive net worth to help purchase the Miami Marlins.
Alex Rodriguez earned over $440 million in his career. Now, the Yankees legend wants players to compromise for the sake of “saving baseball.”
Rob Manfred believes a canceled 2020 season could cost the MLB up to four billion dollars. Could baseball owners employ replacement players?
Mark Teixeira made a controversial stance that MLB players should take less money this season. Here’s why the former Yankees star is right.
Mickey Mantle made $7,500 as a rookie outfielder in 1951. How much would the Yankees great and Hall of Famer make if he played in 2020?
Mark Teixeira spent 14 seasons with the Rangers, Braves, Angels, and Yankees. How much money did the first baseman make playing Major League Baseball?
Bernie Williams won four World Series titles with the Yankees. When he retired he focused on music and released two albums.
On the field, John Ellis was a journeyman catcher in the American League. Off the field, Ellis served as a bounty hunter during offseasons.
Ex-Yankees closer John Wetteland earned $30 million and World Series MVP. Wetteland will stand trial later this year on three counts of sexual assault on a child.
Whatever happened to former Seattle Mariners outfielder Jay Buhner and iconic figure of a hilarious ‘Seinfeld’ episode?
Yankees All-Star Aaron Judge is one of the sport’s most popular players. But the Yankees cannot give the injury-plagued Judge a long-term contract.
Phil Hughes earned $82 million and won a World Series with the Yankees. Now, Hughes reviews baseball and Pokemon cards on YouTube.
While Derek Jeter had a successful and well paying baseball career, he still has one regret about his time with the New York Yankees.
Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton is a dangerous home run hitter. But the Yankees are stuck with an injury-plagued Stanton’s heavy contract.
Alfonso Soriano was a perennial All-Star second baseman and outfielder for nearly 20 years. Why didn’t Soriano earn more Hall of Fame love?
Cleveland sports fans owe a lot to LeBron James. In addition to giving them plenty of great memories during his two stints on the Cleveland Cavaliers, James gave the city its first professional sports championship in 52 years in 2016. However, fans were not too happy with him when he left the Cavaliers for the …
While Babe Ruth may have had a legendary Major League Baseball career, he never received the chance to become a manager.
MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred hasn’t handled the coronavirus pandemic or other recent events well. Could it cost Manfred his title soon?
Babe Ruth played for both the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees and had power at the plate and a rocket arm on the mound. Ruth spent 22 seasons in the big leagues and was as dominant a player as there ever was. He could hit for power, slugging more than 50 home …
Baseball legend Babe Ruth was the sport’s highest paid player in 1920. How much would Ruth make if he played in 2020?
New York Yankees legend Mickey Mantle would start his day with an alcoholic drink he dubbed the “breakfast of champions.”
Famed New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner also once owned a portion of the Chicago Bulls before Jerry Reinsdorf took over.
Former Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez reportedly wants to buy the New York Mets. Major League Baseball cannot let that happen.
Former Yankees star Alex Rodriguez and fiancee Jennifer Lopez are in the process of putting together a team of investors to purchase the New York Mets.
Steve Sax had a successful MLB career despite a brief bout with the yips. His dying father’s final words changed Sax’s career and his legacy forever.
Former New York Yankees first baseman Jason Giambi had a successful and rich MLB career. So why is Giambi now an internet meme?
The New York Yankees quietly had a mascot in the 1970s. The untimely death of catcher Thurman Munson, though, is why ‘Dandy’ disappeared.
Former New York Yankees slugger Reggie Jackson’s expensive vintage car collection began with a glass of Kool-Aid.
The yips are a taboo topic in sports. No one likes talking about it because it’s so mysterious and can end careers. Here are some notable cases of the yips in baseball.
Sparky Lyle was one of baseball’s first true shutdown closers. When he wasn’t sealing games, Lyle had a disgusting love for birthday cakes.
A look back at notable MLB players not named Jackie Robinson that wore No. 42.
Jackie Robinson is one of the most important players in baseball history. Where does he rank among the best second baseman ever?
Jackie Robinson’s hitless day on April 15, 1947, wasn’t what mattered. The final results of the Brooklyn Dodgers’ Opening Day victory, a 5-3 win over the Boston Braves, were secondary to what occurred on the field that day. Robinson, a 5-foot-11 former football and track star at UCLA, was the only African-American player on either …
George Steinbrenner’s children made a seamless transition in running the team after the patriarch passed away. The death of Hank Steinbrenner poses a new challenge.
Late New York Yankees owner Hank Steinbrenner wasn’t thrilled with the idea of “Red Sox Nation.” Steinbrenner blamed ESPN for the phrase.
Alex Rodriguez has piled up a massive net worth, which should make any ESPN salary reductions a minor inconvenience.
Mickey Mantle is a baseball icon for many. But had he played in 2020, his behavior in hotels would have cost him his career.
In 18 years of Major League Baseball, Hall-of-Fame pitcher Pedro Martinez had his share incidents on the mound. He’s thrown at batters. He’s argued calls. Martinez, however, had no regrets with anything he’s ever done on the mound. The only baseball regret the three-time Cy Young winner has, happened on the other side of the …
While professional athletes may play a game for a living, they also work under an incredible amount of pressure. When you’re playing for a marquee franchise, like the Dallas Cowboys or the New York Yankees, the expectations are ratcheted up another notch. During their playing careers, Troy Aikman and Mickey Mantle experienced that reality firsthand. …
Despite a status as a New York Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio wasn’t always rolling in dough. One meeting changed that reality forever.
Dave Winfield only played baseball professionally but it wasn’t for a lack of options after graduating from the University of Minnesota.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are in a big market and they have had a lot of success. This has made them one of the most valuable teams in the MLB.
Hall of Fame outfielder Ken Griffey Jr. hated the Yankees and refused to play for them. Ex-Yankees manager Billy Martin is to thank.
Brien Taylor was a can’t-miss prospect for the New York Yankees when he was drafted out of a North Carolina high school in 1991.
Former Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston also pitched at Florida State. Could the former Texas Rangers draft pick return to baseball?
Former Yankees pitcher Carl Pavano is one of the biggest free agent busts in MLB history. The amount of money the Yankees paid him is staggering.