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16 Players With A Last Name Starting with S Who Smashed Over 300 Home Runs

Last Updated: February 12th, 2024 by Jake CainCarlos Santana: 301 Home Runs Carlos Santana has proven his power hitting abilities over his extensive Major League Baseball (MLB) career by reaching the milestone of 301 home runs. A notable switch-hitter, Santana’s home runs came consistently from both sides of the plate, showcasing his versatility and adaptability in the batter’s box. Teams Played For: With each swing, Santana affirmed his reputation as a reliable slugger capable of …

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Ernie Banks

11 Baseball Icons Who Played All 2,500+ Games with One Team

2,500 career games is a notable achievement for a baseball player. After all, you’ve got to be pretty darn good to stay on an MLB roster for that many seasons.

Even more rare is a player who played that many games for a single franchise and never played for another team in their career.

There are exactly 11 players who accomplished this feat.

5 Players

Since 1988, Only These 5 Guys Played All 9 Positions In A Single Season

Last Updated: February 10th, 2024 by Jake CainAndrew Romine In 2017 In an extraordinary display of versatility, Andrew Romine distinguished himself on September 30, 2017, by playing all nine positions for the Detroit Tigers in a single game. This rare achievement positioned him as the fifth player to accomplish such a feat, which underscores a player’s adaptability and the team’s strategy. He joined this exclusive club during the game against the Minnesota Twins, making history …

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WIllie Mays 1955 All star game

Watch Willie Mays Rob Ted Williams in the Epic 1955 All-Star Game

Last Updated: February 9th, 2024 by Jake CainThe 1955 Major League Baseball All-Star Game stands as a monumental event in the sport’s history, notable for featuring 19 players who would eventually be enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. This midsummer classic, hosted at Milwaukee’s County Stadium, showcased a gathering of legendary talent rarely matched in subsequent All-Star games. Among those who took the field were icons like Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams, and Hank …

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Clemente Arm

“He could hit a coin in the air” – How Were These Roberto Clemente Throws Humanly Possible?

Last Updated: February 9th, 2024 by Jake CainRoberto Clemente’s Career Overview Roberto Clemente was a professional baseball player who played as a right fielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates during his entire 18-season career in Major League Baseball (MLB). Known for his exceptional throwing arm, Clemente was not only a vital defensive asset but also a powerhouse at bat, winning multiple batting titles. Equal parts grace and power, he earned 12 Gold Glove Awards, a testament …

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Ted vs Joe

Ted Williams vs Joe DiMaggio: Comparing the Stats & Careers of Two Baseball Icons

Last Updated: February 8th, 2024 by Jake CainThe names in baseball lore don’t get more iconic than Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio. Let’s break down their careers and statistics: Statistic Joe DiMaggio Ted Williams Age 21-36 20-41 Year Started 1936 1939 Final Year 1951 1960 Games (G) 1736 2292 Plate Appearances (PA) 7672 9792 At Bats (AB) 6821 7706 Runs (R) 1390 1798 Hits (H) 2214 2654 Doubles (2B) 389 525 Triples (3B) 131 71 …

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Worst Trades

The Worst Trades in Baseball History: 26 Infamous, Head-Scratching Deals

Last Updated: February 7th, 2024 by Jake CainOver the course of baseball history there have been some epic blunders when it comes to trades. Of course, hindsight is always 20-20, but when you look at some of these deals you have to wonder what some of the teams were thinking. Thanks to our Facebook comments for your input into making our list of the worst trades in baseball history possible. Let’s dive in: Babe Ruth …

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Nolan Ryan vs. Sandy Koufax

Sandy Koufax vs. Nolan Ryan: Comparing the Careers of Two Legends

Last Updated: February 6th, 2024 by Jake CainWe recently took a look at the Stathead.com comparison below between Nolan Ryan and Sandy Koufax. We thought it would be fun to dig in a little bit and take a side by side look at the careers of two of the biggest names in MLB history. Early Life and Career of Sandy Koufax Sandy Koufax, born Sanford Braun, entered the world on December 30, 1935, in Brooklyn, …

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#1 Draft pick Home Run leaders

Which #1 Draft Pick Hit The Most Home Runs in MLB History? Here’s the Top 20:

Last Updated: February 6th, 2024 by Jake CainThe #1 overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft comes with high expectations. For many players over the years, their career success fell short of those lofty expectations. However, on this list we’ve compiled the top 20 career home run leaders by #1 draft picks. Note that some of the players are still active, so the numbers you see below may change as time goes by. Let’s …

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February 2nd

On This Date In Baseball History – February 2nd

Last Updated: February 2nd, 2024 by Jake Cain1925: N.L. Celebrates Golden Jubilee Year Where The League Was Founded In 1925, the National League (N.L.) commemorated its 50th anniversary. Established on February 2, 1876, it celebrated half a century as a cornerstone of professional baseball. The league’s origins trace back to the Grand Central Hotel in New York City, where delegates from existing baseball clubs convened to formalize its creation. This golden jubilee was a moment …

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