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 a 120-year 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 120-year 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 100-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 Texans have only played for 18 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 about 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 71 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-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 for 44 seasons, but they've churned out plenty of superstars—including some of Major League Baseball's all-time greats. Read on to discover the top five players ever to don a Mariners uniform.
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.
Throughout a 137-year history, 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 33 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 27 years.
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 for 22 seasons. 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 71-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 54-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 21 former Lions enshrined in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, including 15 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 recent history 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, 21 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 21 Browns in the Hall of Fame, nine 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 but also 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.