The World Series will pit a Texas Rangers team that has both track star like speedsters and home run hitters against the San Francisco Giants, who have some of the best hurlers in the sport.
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.
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.
YANKEE STADIUM: A view of Yankee Stadium in the Bronx is seen from the upper deck during the Yankees game against the Tampa Bay Rays in July 2008. The 2008 season was the final season the Yankees played in the House that Ruth Built before moving next door to a new Yankee Stadium.
Rush Limbaugh wants to buy into the NFL's St. Louis Rams, but the record of celebrity sports owners is generally poor.
For Koreans and Japanese, the game carried far more significance than Red Sox-Yankee-type rivalries.
Dennis the Menace's early days now in hardcover, British crime series 'Cracker' new on DVD, Siegfried & Roy's final bow, and more.
Being a fan isn't as simple as rooting for the home team.