This article takes a look at the top 5 MLB players from Australia. These players were born Down Under, but they found career success by coming to play Major League Baseball.
Some baseball players spend their entire career with one franchise, while others make a quick stop with a team along the way. Many of the latter are forgotten by fans, so in this article, I will look back on 10 players you forgot played for the Cleveland Indians.
Though the Kansas City Royals don't have a rich history when it comes to home run hitters, there are still several powerful bats from franchise history that are worth remembering. In this article, I'll discuss the five greatest Kansas City Royals home run hitters of all time.
The Houston Astros have a rich history of power hitters in their lineup. In this article, I will explore the top five home run hitters in Houston Astros history.
The Detroit Tigers have seen a lot of power hitters throughout their storied history. In this article, I'll explore the top five home run hitters in Detroit Tigers history.
The Colorado Rockies are known for power because of the thin air at Coors Field, but most of the home run hitters in franchise history weren't made because of park factors. In this article, I'll review the top five home run hitters in Colorado Rockies history.
The first sluggers for the Cleveland Guardians were prominent in the 1930s, and the franchise had another rush of power in the 1950s. The best power threats of all-time, however, came during the 1990s, and in this article, I will explore the top five home run hitters in Cleveland Guardians history.
Frank Shugart became the first American League player to be banned from baseball when league President Ban Johnson banished him in 1901. The Chicago White Sox shortstop was reinstated later in the season, but his actions got him blackballed and he never appeared in the Major Leagues again.
The Cincinnati Reds have a long history of power-hitting superstars. From multiple Hall of Famers to some of the best short-term sluggers in baseball history, the list of the top five home run hitters in Cincinnati Reds history features a lot of recognizable names.
The Chicago White Sox have a long history that features a lot of underrated sluggers. In this article, I will explore top home run hitters in Chicago White Sox history.
The Chicago Cubs haven't won the most championships, but they still have a rich history of power-hitting talent. In this article, I'll look at the top five home run hitters in the history of the Chicago Cubs.
The Boston Red Sox have a rich history when it comes to sluggers. This article will explore the top five home run hitters in Boston Red Sox history.
Many sluggers have passed through the Baltimore Orioles organization since 1901. This article will explore the five greatest home run hitters in Baltimore Orioles history.
The Atlanta Braves are associated with some of the best home run hitters in baseball history, so it's not surprising that the list of the top five home run hitters in franchise history features some recognizable names—but possibly some you might not expect.
The Arizona Diamondbacks came into Major League Baseball in 1998, so they have a shorter history than most teams, but they have still employed several sluggers. This article will explore the top five home run hitters in Arizona Diamondbacks history.
Since returning as an expansion franchise in 1999, the Cleveland Browns have been among the worst teams in the NFL, but the franchise has an extremely rich history. Let's take a stroll down memory lane and visit the greatest eras of Cleveland Browns football.
While the quarterback is not the only player or person responsible for an NFL team winning the Super Bowl, he does play a significant role. This article will explore the quarterbacks who have won the most Super Bowl championships.
As a charter member of the American League in 1901, ownership of the Cleveland Guardians was nearly shifted to a public group just months into the season. Had that deal gone through, the history of the franchise could have taken a much different direction.
The Cy Young Award did not exist during Bob Feller's legendary career, but if it had, how many trophies would the Hall of Famer have claimed? In this article, I'll discuss Feller's finest seasons and see where he likely would have stacked up in a race for the Cy Young Award.
Who is the greatest catcher in the history of baseball? It's a question that when asked is often followed by spirited debate. Outside of Yogi Berra, Johnny Bench, and Josh Gibson, there are several other catchers worth remembering, so read on to discover the 10 best catchers in MLB history.
The 1980s featured several prominent rookie power hitters, with many of those home run hitters debuting in the latter half of the decade. This article will explore MLB's top 10 rookie home run hitters of the 1980s.
The Kansas City Chiefs have been to the postseason 24 times, and a team can’t do that without strong play at the quarterback position. This article will count down the top five quarterbacks in Chiefs history.
The Los Angeles Angels count a couple of baseball’s most recognizable names among their all-time greats, but many other second-level stars are included in this countdown of the 10 best players in Angels history.
The Cleveland Indians employed one of the best shortstops of all time from 1994 to 2002, but the history of Indians standouts at the position stretches back more than a century. This article will explore the 10 greatest shortstops in Cleveland Guardians history.
The shortstop position has evolved quite a bit throughout history, and the top 10 to ever play the position span throughout every era of Major League Baseball. This article will count down the 10 best shortstops in MLB history, as well as look at the history of the position.
Throughout over 60 seasons of play, the Los Angeles Angels have made quite a bit of history. This article will count down the 10 greatest seasons in Angels history.
Tommy Lasorda didn't teach Charlie Hough how to throw or how to master the knuckleball, but without the legendary manager's yearning, Hough's career may never have taken off—let alone lasted 25 seasons.
Baseball has been popular in Mexico for decades, even though most of the greatest MLB players from the country have debuted since 1980. This article will explore the top 10 MLB players from Mexico.
Most professional athletes play multiple sports when they are younger, but this list of Super Bowl quarterbacks who also played baseball will highlight some of the best multi-sport athletes.
Members of the Baseball Hall of Fame hail from 40 of the 50 states in America, Puerto Rico, and eight foreign countries. But which state has the most baseball Hall of Famers? Read on to discover America's top 10 producers of Hall of Fame talent.
Home runs in baseball dipped during the 1940s, but there was quite the resurgence in the 1950s, especially from a pair of Brooklyn Dodgers teammates. In this article, I look back on the top 10 home run hitters in baseball during the 1950s.
The 1980s didn't have a lot of premier pitchers in terms of star power, but there were still plenty of hurlers who could strike out hitters at high rates. This article will count down Major League Baseball's 10 best strikeout pitchers of the 1980s.
The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, won't erase the ugly parts of baseball's past to fit the view of revisionist history. Instead, the Hall of Fame is working to put history into context, while still remembering legends of the game who were not exactly perfectly politically correct.
Korea has not produced a lot of productive Major League Baseball players, but of the two dozen or so Koreans who have played in America, the top five are featured in this article.
A quarterback may run the offense, but even when a team has one of the best in the NFL, it doesn't guarantee a championship. Five Hall of Famers are joined by several other legends on this list of the 10 greatest quarterbacks never to win a Super Bowl.
The 1960s are most famous for the home run chase of 1961, but in a decade full of sluggers, the significance of the home run throughout the decade extends much farther. This article will count down the 10 best home run hitters of the 1960s.
Some of the greatest running backs in NFL history never had the privilege of winning a Super Bowl. In fact, many never even made an appearance in the championship game. This article will count down the top 10 running backs who never won a Super Bowl.
The 1970s was an exciting decade in baseball—and that was especially true surrounding the home run. Not only did Hank Aaron eclipse the all-time record for career home runs, many other players established themselves as premier power threats to create a decade full of notable home run hitters.
The 1980s isn't known as the most powerful decade in baseball history, but there are plenty of sluggers from that time period worth remembering. This article will explore Major League Baseball's top 10 home run hitters of the 1980s.
The No. 9 spot in a baseball lineup traditionally is not reserved for one of the team's best hitters. Nevertheless, somebody has to fill in the final slot in every game. This article will explore the best No. 9 hitters in baseball history.
Throughout history, executives for the Cleveland Indians have possessed a knack for making the most out of trades. Going all the way back to the 1910s, lopsided trades can be found falling into Cleveland's favor. In this article, I'll explore the 10 greatest trades the Indians ever made.
They say heroes are made in baseball"s postseason, but some of the greatest players in Major League history have also been the victim of the final out in a World Series. This article counts down the 10 best players to make the final out of a World Series.
Throughout their history, the Cleveland Indians have recorded plenty of exciting seasons. With selections found among the 65 winning seasons and 15 playoff appearances in team history, this article will pick out the 10 greatest seasons in franchise history.
The Cleveland Indians have had their fair share of power hitters throughout their lengthy history. Read on to discover the 10 most feared power hitters in franchise history.
Though the Cardinals have finished inside the top five in scoring defense just twice since 1970, they have still produced some defensive superstars. This article explores the franchise's top 10 defensive players of all time.
This article takes a look at the top 10 MLB players from Japan. These Japanese superstars proved their worth in the Nippon Professional League before coming to play Major League Baseball.
In his final public appearance, Jackie Robinson made a plea to Major League Baseball—figure out a way to get a Black man into a dugout as a manager. In this piece, discover how a wave of debate combined with Robinson's lingering influence to pressure MLB to ensure the hiring of a black manager.
Despite a 101-year history, the Cardinals haven't produced a Hall of Famer at linebacker—but they've still had plenty of memorable players at the position. This article explores the franchise's top 10 linebackers of all time.
The Cardinals are not the most successful franchise in NFL history. But with 100+ years on the field, their all-time roster has numerous Hall of Famers. This article will explore the 10 greatest players in Cardinals history.
The Houston Texans have only played for 20 seasons, but they have had plenty of memorable victories. This article will explore the 10 greatest wins in Texans history.
The Texans don't have a long history in the NFL, but they've produced a multitude of superstars. This article will count down the 10 best Texans of all time.
Throughout their 100+ year history, the Arizona Cardinals have had plenty of memorable wins. Read on to discover the 10 greatest victories in the history of the franchise.
One of the more consistent positions in the short history of the Houston Texans has been wide receiver. This article will explore the five best wide receivers in Texans history.
Even though the Texans have only been around for two decades, they've managed to produce several standout running backs. Read on to discover the best running backs in franchise history.
Though the Texans are a relatively young franchise, they have found several successful quarterbacks. This article will highlight the best quarterbacks in the team's history.
"Riven" was published by Jerry Jenkins in 2008 and provides a thought-provoking plot that intersects two unlikely characters. And while I personally think the ending was too big, I can't discredit the message Jenkins hoped to convey through his writing and think you should give this a read.
The pizzadilla is a simple and customizable delight that works as an appetizer, party spread, or even a quick meal! Part quesadilla, part pizza, this pizza quesadilla takes just a few minutes to prepare and won't leave your kitchen a disaster area.
A quick scan of Hall of Famers who played for the Browns shows a lot of offensive talent, but the franchise has employed some true defensive standouts over the years. This article will count down the top 10 defensive players in the history of the Browns.
The Browns are unfortunately known for making mistakes in the NFL draft. While most of the criticism has come in recent years, there have been many bungled draft classes throughout the team's 73 years of existence. This article explores the worst draft classes in Cleveland's history.
Many of the best defensive players in Browns history were linebackers. In this article, I'll count down the five best players to ever suit up at linebacker for the team.
The Browns are known for flubbing draft picks, but they've had some very solid draft classes as well. This article will explore the best draft classes in Cleveland's history.
The Cardinals have had many head coaches throughout their 100 plus-year history, and this article will explore the greatest leaders to ever roam the sidelines for the franchise.
The Browns have been synonymous with failed draft picks over the past two decades, but the draft struggles go back much farther than that. In this article, I'll explore the worst draft picks the Browns have ever made.
The Seattle Mariners have only been in business since 1977, but they've churned out plenty of superstars—including some of Major League Baseball's most recognizable greats. Read on to discover the top Mariners players of all time.
While the majority of players selected in the NFL draft are quickly forgotten in the annals of history, there are a select few who become staples of a franchise. The Browns have made plenty of stellar draft picks throughout the years, and the 10 best are featured here.
Since 1883, the New York and San Francisco Giants have employed many of Major League Baseball's most prolific power hitters and several standout pitchers. This article will examine the greatest San Francisco Giants players of all time.
Throughout their 100+ year history, the Cardinals have seen a lot of standout running backs. Many had short careers but shined very brightly in what time they had. This article will explore the top 10 Cardinals running backs of all time—with a few honorable mentions thrown in for good measure.
With 55 Hall of Famers having helped the Los Angeles Dodgers to 25 National League pennants, selecting the top five players in team history was a daunting task. Nevertheless, this article presents the best Los Angeles Dodgers players of all-time.
Because Coors Field is such a haven for offense, many of the greatest Colorado Rockies players of all-time have brought a lot of firepower to their lineup. This countdown of the top five players in Colorado Rockies history brings back lots of high-scoring memories from the past.
Though the Browns have struggled to find a successful head coach since returning as an expansion franchise in 1999, they had a strong coaching tradition in earlier eras. This article will count down the top five Browns head coaches of all time.
The Arizona Diamondbacks have a rich history of stardom, despite only being a franchise since 1998. In this article, you can read about the greatest players ever to play for the franchise.
The San Diego Padres may not have the richest franchise history among the 30 teams in Major League Baseball, but they've produced several players who should be celebrated. In this article, I count down the top five players in San Diego Padres history.
The game of baseball is as synonymous with America as apple pie and the Fourth of July, so it's no surprise that baseball players have had a tremendous amount of impact on American society. But who are the most influential Major League baseball players of all-time? Read on to find out!
The Browns have developed many legends over their 73-year history, but no unit has seen greater talent than the offensive line. The top 10 Cleveland offensive linemen includes several Hall of Famers as well as a couple more who could very well be inducted in the future.
The Browns have featured some of the best football players in the history of the NFL, so putting together an all-time starting lineup was quite the task. Read on to learn about the greatest players the Browns have rolled out at every position.
Three of the best running backs in Dolphins history played during the team's dynasty of the early 1970s, but who else fills out the franchise's top five at the position? Read on to learn about the greatest rushers to ever wear the Orange and Aqua uniform.
The Dolphins have produced two Hall of Fame quarterbacks whose careers spanned more than half of the franchise's 55-year history. However, these two stars weren't the only quarterbacks of note. In this article, I'll reveal the top five quarterbacks in Dolphins history.
The Rams have rolled out several legendary wide receivers over the course of the franchise's history. In this article, I count down the Rams' top five wide receivers of all time.
There are 22 former Lions enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, including 16 who played most of their career in the Motor City.
The Rams are known for producing superstars at the running back position. Selecting the top 10 was a daunting task, but I rose to challenge to give you a snapshot of the best running backs in Los Angeles history.
When considering the best players in Cardinals history, quarterback isn't the first position that comes to mind. However, the franchise history of the position is sprinkled with plenty of notable talent. Read on to learn more about the top five quarterbacks in Cardinals history.
While most of Cleveland's post-1999 play suggests otherwise, quarterback is a position with a rich history for the Browns. Here are my picks for the top 10 quarterbacks in franchise history, as well as a few honorable mentions.
The Browns have had plenty of explosive offensive players throughout their history. This article will count down the 10 best Browns wide receivers of all time.
The Cardinals have had plenty of explosive offensive players in its 100-year history, and this article will count down the franchise's 10 best wide receivers of all time.
The Cardinals have several rivalries with other teams in the NFL. Their main rivals include the Seahawks, 49ers, Bears, Eagles, Panthers and Cowboys.
Among players, coaches and executives who spent at least one season with the Cardinals, 22 have been elected to the Hall of Fame. Among those are 12 who spent the majority of their career with the franchise.
There are plenty of Browns players enshrined in Canton, and many of them were vital pieces to each of the eight championships in franchise history. Of the 22 Browns in the Hall of Fame, 10 spent their entire career in Cleveland.
Though the Browns have been synonymous with losing for most of the past 20 years, franchise history still boasts 37 winning seasons and 28 playoff appearances. Here are Cleveland's 10 most memorable victories.
Virgil Trucks became only the third pitcher in the history of baseball to throw two no-hitters in one season after holding the Washington Senators and New York Yankees hitless during the 1952 season. The two outings, however, each had a handful of oddities, leaving each even more memorable.
The Los Angeles Dodgers had a year to remember in 1959. One reason why was a flamboyant young pitcher named Don Drysdale, who was a critical pitcher that caused a bit of a stir down the stretch when he threatened to sue the National League after being accused of throwing an intentional beanball.
In an effort to pad the players' pension fund, Major League Baseball hosted the All-Star Game twice a season from 1959-1962. Take a journey from when Robin Roberts initially thought up the idea of an extra All-Star game to it quickly becoming a forgotten novelty.
There is no right or wrong way to collect baseball cards, but a look at the resources available to help you build a collection can give you an idea of how to get started today! Learn the basics of buying, selling, and trading baseball cards to make your collection great!
While he was not acclaimed as highly as other amateur players of his time, Mike Piazza became one of the biggest draft surprises in the history of Major League Baseball. It all started on high school fields near Philadelphia.
A 30-year-old baseball card collector goes back in time by opening packs of cards from 20 years ago, reminiscing on a simpler time in collecting that was focused on the debut of super-premium products and inserts, not relics and autographs.
Though injured and far from the best hitter on the Minnesota Twins in 1991, Gene Larkin provided the only hit that mattered in Game 7 of the World Series, sending the Twins to the championship.
Hundreds of players step foot onto a major league baseball field for the first time every season, and among those debuts are a handful of stars, a lot of duds, and—in most cases—at least a Hall of Famer or two. But what about those seasons which don’t see a Hall of Fame player making his debut?
Both sides had mis-steps, but was it the government or the Mohawks who contributed more heavily to the escalation of the Oka Crisis?
Jackie Robinson had a tough assignment when he became the first African-American player in pro baseball, but if there ever was a person who could cast aside the racism that followed, it was Jackie.