Baltimore Orioles first baseman Derrek Lee waits for a Minnesota Twins player to step into the batter's box during the first inning of a spring training baseball game in Fort Myers, Fla., on March 23.
Rickwood Field – the country's oldest ballpark – is rich in baseball lore and legend.
Identity theft has been around forever. Even in ancient times, impersonators would pretend to be someone they were not – a prince, a long-lost heir to a great fortune, a merchant who had died at sea. The Internet has made the theft much easier. A hack here, a lost flash drive there, and tens of thousands of people can find themselves with false credit-card charges or drained bank accounts. In 2008 alone, 10 million Americans had their identity stolen. Here are five practical tips to keep your identity safe:
The 106th World Series, featuring the Rangers and Giants, is underway. With the help of MLB.com and Baseball-reference.com, we've come up with a quiz to test your knowledge of World Series history. You'll find answers to questions on subsequent pages and on the last page of the quiz.
The Texas Rangers excel in identifying potential players, then preparing them for the Big Leagues. Home-grown talent will be on display when they go to the World Series for the first time.
Following Atlanta's 3-2 loss to the Giants Monday night in the National League Division Series, Braves manager Bobby Cox retired after 29 seasons as a major league skipper. That got us to thinking about the best managers of all time. How would you make that choice? Best win-loss ratio? Most World Series wins? We decided to use post-season playoff appearances. Drawing on Baseball-Reference.com and BaseballHall.org, here's our top five list.
Steinbrenner died early Tuesday in Tampa, Florida. The New York Yankees won seven World Series titles under the ownership of George Steinbrenner.
Steinbrenner, a sporting legend, died early Tuesday. For more than 30 years, George Steinbrenner lived up to his billing as "the Boss."
Two great American traditions merge when horror icon Stephen King turns his attention to baseball.
On opening day of the baseball season, the Monitor looks at whose major league debut is most anticipated and whether Matt Wieters really deserves to be a Sports Illustrated cover boy.