Yankee shortstop who got hit in the throat by a ball that took a bad hop.
Tied for third on the all-time wins list with 373, this graduate of Bucknell University is widely recognized as the first gentleman to play in the majors.
The all-time leader in saves
General manager who required his players to wear batting helmets in the early 1950s
The last MLB team to integrate
Former Maine senator who published a report on steriod use in Major League Baseball
The 1960 World Series MVP. The only player to receive the award while playing for the losing team
Yankee manager for first World Championship
Washington Senator pitcher possessed a blazing fastball, baffling hitters.
Gave up Barry Bonds's 714th home run.
While still a player, this NY Yankee manager dropped a grapefruit (instead of a baseball) for his manager to catch from high atop building.
The minor league team Jackie Robinson played for. They were in Montreal, Quebec
27-game winner for the miserable 1972 Phillies
Second all-time in hits
"The straw that stirs the drink."
Arguably the greatest hitter of all-time. Red Sox left fielder. Career cut short due to military service.
The Sultan of Swat
1904 and 1994
Years in which the World Series was not played.
This dependable third baseban charged Nolan Ryan. Ryan put him in a headlock and pounded him mercilessly.
Nicknamed the Chairman of the Board. Won 10 World Series games
The hero of the 1988 World Series
The nearly untouchable southpaw of the 1960s. His career came to a tragic end at age 32
The masterful general manager of the Oakland A's.
First American league team to integrate
The racist manager of the Philadelphia Phillies, the last NL team to integrate.
This book is often considered the bible of the financial side of baseball
Surrendered Hank Aaron's 714th career home run
The losing pitcher of David Wells's no-hitter
The first African-American to play in the American League