Houston's second baseman Jose Altuve is the shortest man in Major League Baseball. He's also one of its most exciting players, leading the American League in both hits, stolen bases the past 2 years.
Trading cards have helped solidify baseball as America’s pastime. They do not, however, always favorably showcase the boys of summer. Here are twelve baseball cards that fall short of ideal.
I explain why PNC Park is deemed the best ballpark in America.
The best announcers don't always have the most exciting home run calls. This is a celebration of the art of home run narration. Only TV announcers are considered for this list.
Jim Abbott is a baseball legend. He was born with no right hand. He pitched a no-hitter with the New York Yankees
Jake Arrieta, a tall talented, hard throwing Texas pitcher put it all together for the first time in 2015. He won his League's Cy Young award. Expect more great pitching from Jake in 2016.
David Ortiz is affectionately known everywhere as Big Papi. He's helped lead the Boston Red Sox to 3 World Series championships, and been an AL All Star 9 different times.
There may have been pitchers who had a stretch of years better than any Roger Clemens enjoyed. But as it stands, there's never been a pitcher as good as Roger Clemens, in MLB history.
Two teams that can't stand each other. Bad blood. Up and comers vs. tried and true. Perennial winner vs. lovable loser. Home runs. Outstanding defense. Hit batsman. Was anything missing in this game?
What a week it was; full of strange and wonderful stories, amazing and unbelievable feats of baseball ability and even a few that boggle the mind of a dyed in the wool fan.