Mariano Rivera is one of the best relief pitchers in the history of Major League Baseball. The Yankees helped Mariano Rivera reach a special mark Tuesday night in Seattle.
Here are 10 interesting facts that I didn't know about Mickey Mantle but learned from reading “The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America’s Childhood," by Jane Leavy.
This gripping tale of the American legend blends myth and fact to create a nuanced portrait of The Mick.
Harmon Killebrew was the strong, silent, slugging first baseman who helped the Twins develop a loyal fan base in Minnesota. Harmon Killebrew, who passed away on Tuesday, was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1984.
1918 World Series: new information about the 1918 World Series points at strong influence from gamblers, and the possibility that the Cubs threw the game against the Red Sox.
Jury selection begins Monday in the Barry Bonds trial. A primary goal is to find jurors who will focus on the actual charges in the case – perjury – and not allegations of steroid use.
Rickwood Field – the country's oldest ballpark – is rich in baseball lore and legend.
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.
World Series number 106, between the Texas Rangers and San Francisco Giants, gets underway in 'The City by the Bay' Wednesday night. This will be the 19th time the Giants franchise qualified for the World Series. With help from sanfranciscogiants.com, take our quiz and put your Giants knowledge to the test. Answers to questions can be found on subsequent pages and on the final question page.
Shaquille O'Neal, who recently signed with the Boston Celtics, appealed to his new fans for a new nickname. One linguist says that sports nicknames are thriving thanks to heavy sports media coverage.