Is it surprising that Mike Trout's talent is able to produce what's happening on the field? No, that's not a surprise. He's an extraordinary talent." Trout's 34 runs scored in July tied the Major League rookie record with Cleveland Indians first baseman Hal Trosky in 1934. He had a .392 batting average, 10 home runs, and 23 runs batted in.
Bryce Harper. Position: Outfielder Bats: Left • Throws: Right 6-3, 220lb (190cm, 99kg) Team: Washington Nationals (majors) Born: October 16, 1992 in Las Vegas, NV us. Draft: Drafted by the Washington Nationals in the 1st round (1st) of the 2010 MLB June Amateur Draft from College of Southern Nevada (Henderson, NV).
Clayton Kershaw. Position: Pitcher Bats: Left • Throws: Left 6-4, 228lb (193cm, 103kg) Team: Los Angeles Dodgers (majors, 10-day DL) Born: March 19, 1988 in Dallas, TX us. Draft: Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1st round (7th) of the 2006 MLB June Amateur Draft from Highland Park HS (University Park, TX).
Born on May 6, 1931, in Westfield, Alabama, Willie Mays began his professional baseball career in the Negro Leagues before joining the New York Giants in 1951. Celebrated for his superb all-around play, he was twice named MVP and finished among the all-time leaders in home runs and hits.
In 1999, editors at the Sporting News ranked Ty Cobb third on their list of "Baseball's 100 Greatest Players". Cobb is widely credited with setting 90 MLB records during his career. His combined total of 4,065 runs scored and runs batted in (after adjusting for home runs) is still the highest ever produced by any major league player.
Kristopher Lee Bryant (born January 4, 1992) is an American professional baseball third baseman for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB). Prior to playing professionally, Bryant attended the University of San Diego, where he played college baseball for the Toreros. Bryant starred in baseball for Bonanza High School.
Joey Votto. Position: First Baseman Bats: Left • Throws: Right 6-2, 220lb (188cm, 99kg) Team: Cincinnati Reds (majors) Born: September 10, 1983 in Toronto, Canada ca. Draft: Drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the 2nd round of the 2002 MLB June Amateur Draft from Richview Collegiate Institute (Toronto, ON).
Manny Machado. Positions: Third Baseman and Shortstop Bats: Right • Throws: Right 6-3, 185lb (190cm, 83kg) Team: Baltimore Orioles (majors) Born: July 6, 1992 in Hialeah, FL us. Draft: Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 1st round (3rd) of the 2010 MLB June Amateur Draft from Brito Miami Private School (Miami, FL).
Hall of Fame baseball player Lou Gehrig was born in New York City in 1903. A standout football and baseball player, Gehrig signed his first contract with the New York Yankees in April 1923. Over the next 15 years he led the team to six World Series titles and set the mark for most consecutive games played.
Stan Musial was the greatest player in Cardinals history and one of the best players in the history of baseball. The entire Cardinals organization extends its sincere condolences to Stan's family, including his children Richard, Gerry, Janet and Jean, as well as his eleven grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren.
More Robinson Canó Pages at Baseball Reference. Oracle; Robinson Canó page at the Bullpen Wiki; 2018 Mariners. 2018 Mariners (29-20, 2nd place in AL West) 40-man Roster; Schedule; Roster. Show entire roster. Player Injury (Suspension): Cano is on the 10-day disabled list after having surgery to repair a fractured fifth metacarpal on his right hand. He has also been suspended 80 games for ...
Giancarlo Cruz Michael Stanton (born November 8, 1989) is an American professional baseball outfielder and designated hitter for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his major league debut on June 8, 2010, as a member of the Miami Marlins, where he played through 2017.
Jackie Robinson became the first black player in the major leagues in 1947, signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers. He was named Rookie of the Year in 1947, National League MVP in 1949 and a World Series champ in 1955. Learn more about his famous life and career at Biography.com.
José Carlos Altuve (Spanish pronunciation: ; born May 6, 1990) is a Venezuelan professional baseball second baseman for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB). The Astros signed Altuve as an amateur free agent on March 6, 2007, and he made his major league debut on July 20, 2011.
Justin Verlander. Position: Pitcher Bats: Right • Throws: Right 6-5, 225lb (196cm, 102kg) Team: Houston Astros (majors) Born: February 20, 1983 in Manakin Sabot, VA us. Draft: Drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 1st round (2nd) of the 2004 MLB June Amateur Draft from Old Dominion University (Norfolk, VA).
Carlos Correa. Position: Shortstop Bats: Right • Throws: Right 6-4, 215lb (193cm, 97kg) Team: Houston Astros (majors) Born: September 22, 1994 in Ponce, Puerto Rico pr. Draft: Drafted by the Houston Astros in the 1st round (1st) of the 2012 MLB June Amateur Draft from Puerto Rico Baseball Academy (Gurabo, Puerto Rico).
Paul Goldschmidt was born in Wilmington, Delaware, and grew up in The Woodlands, Texas, a suburb of Houston. He attended The Woodlands High School and attended Texas State University to play college baseball for the Texas State Bobcats baseball team.
Ken Griffey Jr. Presents Major League Baseball is a Super NES baseball game that was released in 1994. The game has a Major League Baseball license but not a Major League Baseball Players Association license, meaning that the game has real stadiums and real teams, but not real players (except Ken Griffey Jr.).
Rickey Nelson Henley Henderson (born December 25, 1958) is an American retired professional baseball left fielder who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for nine teams from 1979 to 2003, including four stints with his original team, the Oakland Athletics.
Jewish-American baseball pitcher Sandy Koufax starred for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers before elbow arthritis forced an early retirement. Synopsis Born on December 30, 1935, in Brooklyn, New York, Sandy Koufax signed by the hometown Brooklyn Dodgers, the hard-throwing left-hander was the most dominant pitcher in baseball until elbow arthritis forced an early retirement at age 30.
Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra (May 12, 1925 – September 22, 2015) was an American professional baseball catcher, who later took on the roles of manager and coach. He played 19 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) (1946–63, 1965), all but the last for the New York Yankees.
Born in 1947 in Refugio, Texas, Nolan Ryan began his Major League Baseball career with the New York Mets in 1966. He hit his stride after a 1971 trade to the California Angels, earning renown as a top strikeout pitcher on the strength of an overpowering fastball.
Johannes Peter "Honus" Wagner (/ ˈ h ɒ n ə s ˈ w æ ɡ n ər /; February 24, 1874 – December 6, 1955), sometimes referred to as "Hans" Wagner, was an American baseball shortstop who played 21 seasons in Major League Baseball from 1897 to 1917, almost entirely for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Corey Seager. Position: Shortstop Bats: Left • Throws: Right 6-4, 220lb (193cm, 99kg) Team: Los Angeles Dodgers (majors, 60-day DL) Born: April 27, 1994 in Charlotte, NC us. Draft: Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1st round (18th) of the 2012 MLB June Amateur Draft from Northwest Cabarrus HS (Concord, NC).
Yadier Molina. Position: Catcher Bats: Right • Throws: Right 5-11, 205lb (180cm, 92kg) Team: St. Louis Cardinals (majors, 10-day DL) Born: July 13, 1982 in Bayamon, Puerto Rico pr. Draft: Drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 4th round of the 2000 MLB June Amateur Draft from Ladislao Martinez HS (Vega Alta, Puerto Rico).
Born Roberto Enrique Clemente Walker on August 18, 1934, Clemente played with the Brooklyn Dodgers' minor league team before making his major league debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1955. He led the National League in batting four times during the 1960s, and starred in the 1971 World Series.
Calvin Edwin Ripken Jr. was born on August 24, 1960, in Havre de Grace, Maryland. Dad Cal Sr. soon ended his professional baseball playing career to become a minor league manager, and his wife, Violet, and four children would join him for summertime stints in such cities as Aberdeen, South Dakota, and Elmira, New York.
Greinke was primarily a shortstop when he started playing baseball at Apopka High School. He hit over .400 with 31 home runs in his high school career. He worked as a relief pitcher as a sophomore and junior, before becoming a starting pitcher as a senior.