DiMaggio was a 3-time MVP winner and 13-time All-Star. At the time of his retirement, he had the 5th-most career home runs (361) and sixth-highest slugging percentage (.579) in history. He is perhaps best known for his 56-game hitting streak (May 15â€“July 16, 1941),
Managed Brooklyn-LA Dodgers 23 years, won 7 pennants and 4 World Series (1955,59,63,65), retired after 1976 season with 2,063 wins
Left-handed pitcher, born without a right hand, All-American hurler at Michigan, won Sullivan Award in 1987, threw a 4-0 no-hitter for NY Yankees vs. Cleveland (Sept. 4..1993)
He was a pitcher for five different major league teams from 1890 to 1911, he pitched the first perfect game of baseball's modern era
Player who played the majority of his career with the New York and San Francisco Giants before finishing with the New York Mets. Nicknamed The Say Hey Kid, Mays was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1979, his first year of eligibility. Many consider him to be the greatest all-around player of all time
"Mr. October" dubbed so by fans who saw Jackson come alive during post season play. Jackson was both brash and brilliant and remembered best for hitting three home runs during a world series game in 1977, matching "the Babe's" record!
"The Iron Horse" for the Yankees as first baseman from 1925-1939 when he played in 2130 consecutive games despite multiple broken bones in his hands! Streak ended in 1939 when Gehrig was diagnosed with neuromuscular disease and was forced to retire. Gehrig's lifetime batting average was .340, on base pct. was .447 and lifetime slugging percentage was .632.
Became the first African-American baseball player of the modern era in 1947
Was a Major League baseball player from 1914-1935. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest baseball players in history
American baseball player whose Major League Baseball (MLB) career spanned 1954 through to 1976.
An American left fielder in Major League Baseball. He played 19 seasons, twice interrupted by military service as a Marine Corps pilot, with the Boston Red Sox.
He pitched 2/3's of innings for the Cinninnati Reds, aged 15
3rd baseman & outfielder, aged 18
American baseball catcher, manager and coach; 18 time All Star and winner of 10 World Series championships; renowned for his "Yogi-isms" paradoxical contradictions like: "It's dÃ©jÃ vu all over again."
Chicago Cubs shortstop, Hall of Fame member
"The Iron Horse"; gave his name to the disorder that took his life, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (1903-1941)
Hall of Fame second baseman (1903-1993)
Hall of Fame catcher (1903-1962)
1944-2004; pitcher, notably with the Mets and Phillies, and father of country star Tim McGraw.
8-time All-Star for the Brooklyn Dodgers, age 84 d. 2011
Known for his tape-measure home runs, 74 d. 2011
100 mph fastball, wildness and thick glasses made him an intimidating presence, age 81 d. 2011
Negro League star is considered to be one of the best catchers and power hitters in the history of the game, 1911-1947
First player to integrate the big leagues (1947); 1919-1972
Played sporadically for the New York Giants and Cincinnati Reds
Home run king and folk hero, born George Herman Ruth in 1895
Only ML catcher with at least 3000 at-bats to achieve a .400 on-base percentage
Negro Leagues standout and arguably one of the best pitchers in baseball history
Highest career batting average in National League history
21st Dec 1925 - 17th May 2010, was an All-American Girls professional Baseball League player, played for Rockford Peaches (1943-1951,1953).
30th Sep 1972 - 23rd May 2010, Pitcher. Played 13 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB)
Pitcher, winner of the Cy Young Award in 2003
Hall of Fame pitcher, b. 1943
2006 American League Most Valuable Player
Most Valuable Player in the 1955 World Series for the Brooklyn Dodgers against the New York Yankees. A left-handed pitcher who pitched a shutout in Game 7 of the series and helped the Dodgers win their first World Series title in Major League Baseball. Died January 13th at age 75.
Pitcher for the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. Dottie pitched for six seasons and was a legend on the field, hurling fastballs and knee-buckling curve balls, pitching underhand, sidearm and overhand.
Five-time All-Star outfielder and broadcaster spent almost four decades with the Yankees. b. 20 May 1946 (Oklahoma City, OK, USA) - d. 12 July 2008 (Oklahoma City, OK; complications from a malignant brain tumor.)
D. August 14th 2007. NY Yankee shortstop in the 40's and 50's and MVP (Most Valuable Player) in 1950. Yankees broadcaster from 1957-1996. age 90