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Encyclopedia > 1992 in baseball

The following are the baseball events of the year 1992 throughout the world.   A view of the playing field at Busch Stadium II St. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ...

This year in baseball

2000s

2009 • 2008 • 2007 • 2006 • 2005
2004 • 2003 • 2002 • 2001 • 2000 The following are the baseball events of the year 2007 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2006 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2005 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2004 throughout the world. ... The following are the events of the year 2003 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... This year in baseball: 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-March January 8 - Ozzie Smith is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 2001 throughout the world. ... This year in baseball: 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-March January 6 - Major League Baseball officials order Atlanta Braves reliever John Rocker is to undergo psychological testing following derogatory remarks he made in an interview with Sports Illustrated magazine. ...

1990s

1999 • 1998 • 1997 • 1996 • 1995
1994 • 1993 • 1992 • 1991 • 1990 The following are the baseball events of the year 1999 throughout the world. ... This year in baseball 1995 - 1996 - 1997 - 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-March January 5 - Don Sutton, a 324-game winner is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on his fifth try. ... The following are the events of the year 1997 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1996 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1995 throughout the world. ... The following are the events of the year 1994 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... // This year in baseball Events January - Reggie Jackson is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America, receiving 94% of the vote. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 8 - Rod Carew, Gaylord Perry and Ferguson Jenkins are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America, with Carew becoming the 22nd player to be named in his first year of eligibility. ... // This year in baseball Events January 9 - Jim Palmer, a three-time American League Cy Young Award winner, and Joe Morgan, a two-time National League MVP, are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America in their first years of eligibility. ...

1980s

1989 • 1988 • 1987 • 1986 • 1985
1984 • 1983 • 1982 • 1981 • 1980 1989 in baseball - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 12 - Former Pittsburgh Pirates slugger Willie Stargell is the only player elected this year to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 14 - Catfish Hunter and Billy Williams are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 8 - Willie McCovey is the only player elected this year to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America, and becomes the 16th player elected in his first year of eligibility. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 7 - Outfielder Lou Brock and knuckleballer Hoyt Wilhelm are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1984 throughout the world. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 12 - Brooks Robinson and Juan Marichal are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 13 - Hank Aaron and Frank Robinson become the 12th and 13th players elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America in their first year of eligibility. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1981 throughout the world. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 9 - Al Kaline and Duke Snider are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ...

1970s

1979 • 1978 • 1977 • 1976 • 1975
1974 • 1973 • 1972 • 1971 • 1970 The following are the events of the year 1979 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 19 - Eddie Mathews is elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America on 301 of 379 ballots. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January-March January 4 - Mary Shane is hired by the Chicago White Sox as the first woman TV play-by-play announcer. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 14 - Ted Turner completes the purchase of 100 percent of the Atlanta Braves. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January-June January 23 - Ralph Kiner is elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 16 - The Baseball Writers Association of America elects former New York Yankees teammates Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford to the Hall of Fame. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January-March January 3 - A group of investors, headed by shipbuilder George Steinbrenner, purchases the New York Yankees from CBS for $10 million. ... The following are the events of the year 1972 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 31 - The new Special Veterans Committee selects seven men for enshrinement to the Hall of Fame: former players Dave Bancroft, Jake Beckley, Chick Hafey, Harry Hooper, Joe Kelley, Rube Marquard, and executive George Weiss. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1970 throughout the world. ...

1960s

1969 • 1968 • 1967 • 1966 • 1965
1964 • 1963 • 1962 • 1961 • 1960 The following are the baseball events of the year 1969 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1968 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1967 throughout the world. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 20 - The Baseball Writers Association of America voters elect Ted Williams to the Hall of Fame. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1965 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1964 throughout the world. ... The following are the events of the year 1963 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the events of the year 1962 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1961 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1960 throughout the world. ...

1950s

1959 • 1958 • 1957 • 1956 • 1955
1954 • 1953 • 1952 • 1951 • 1950 The following are the baseball events of the year 1959 throughout the world. ... The following are the events of the year 1958 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1957 throughout the world. ... September 30 Chicago White Sox pitcher Jim Derrington becomes the youngest pitcher in modern history to start a game. ... The following are the events of the year 1955 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1954 throughout the world. ... The following are the events of the year 1953 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the events of the year 1952 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1951 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1950 throughout the world. ...

1940s

1949 • 1948 • 1947 • 1946 • 1945
1944 • 1943 • 1942 • 1941 • 1940 The following are the baseball events of the year 1949 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1948 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1947 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1946 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1945 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1944 throughout the world. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1942 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1941 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1940 throughout the world. ...

1930s

1939 • 1938 • 1937 • 1936 • 1935
1934 • 1933 • 1932 • 1931 • 1930 == July == July 4 = Lou Gehrig day was held at Yankee Stadium,Lou said in his speech that he is the luckiest man on the face of the earth. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1938 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1937 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1936 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1935 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1934 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1933 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1932 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1931 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1930 throughout the world. ...

1920s

1929 • 1928 • 1927 • 1926 • 1925
1924 • 1923 • 1922 • 1921 • 1920 The following are the baseball events of the year 1929 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1928 throughout the world. ... April 12 - President Calvin Coolidge throws out the first ball in Washington D.C. as the Washington Senators lost to the Boston Red Sox 6-2. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1926 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1925 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1924 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1923 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1922 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1921 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1920 throughout the world. ...

1910s

1919 • 1918 • 1917 • 1916 • 1915
1914 • 1913 • 1912 • 1911 • 1910 The following are the baseball events of the year 1919 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1918 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1917 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1916 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1915 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1914 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1913 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1912 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1911 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1910 throughout the world. ...

1900s

1909 • 1908 • 1907 • 1906 • 1905
1904 • 1903 • 1902 • 1901 • 1900 The following are the baseball events of the year 1909 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1908 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1907 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1906 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1905 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1904 throughout the world. ... Births June 19 - Lou Gehrig - Hall of Fame First baseman ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1902 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1901 throughout the world. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ...

1890s

1899 • 1898 • 1897 • 1896 • 1895
1894 • 1893 • 1892 • 1891 • 1890 The following are the baseball events of the year 1899 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1898 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1897 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1896 throughout the world. ... Births February 6 - Babe Ruth all-time legendary home run hitter ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1894 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1893 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1892 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1891 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1890 throughout the world. ...

1880s

1889 • 1888 • 1887 • 1886 • 1885
1884 • 1883 • 1882 • 1881 • 1880 The following are the baseball events of the year 1889 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1888 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1887 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1886 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1885 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1884 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1883 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1882 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1881 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1880 throughout the world. ...

1870s

1879 • 1878 • 1877 • 1876 • 1875
1874 • 1873 • 1872 • 1871 • 1870 The following are the baseball events of the year 1879 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1878 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1877 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1876 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1875 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1874 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1873 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1872 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1871 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the year 1870 throughout the world. ...

Early Years

1869 • 1845-1868 The following are the baseball events of the year 1869 throughout the world. ... The following are the baseball events of the years 1845 through 1868 throughout the world. ...

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A view of the playing field at Busch Stadium II St. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... A Class A California League game in San Jose, California (1994) Minor baseball leagues are North American professional baseball leagues that compete at a level below that of Major League Baseball. ... Bud Fowler, the first professional black baseball player with one of his teams, Western of Keokuk, Iowa The Negro Leagues were American professional baseball leagues comprising predominantly African-American teams. ... Part of the History of baseball series. ...

Champions

Major League Baseball

  League Championship Series World Series
                 
East  Toronto Blue Jays 4  
West  Oakland Athletics 2  
    AL  Toronto Blue Jays 4
  NL  Atlanta Braves 2
East  Pittsburgh Pirates 3
West  Atlanta Braves 4  

The 1992 World Series was the first Series ever played outside of the United States of America. ... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) East Division (1977–present) Current uniform Name Toronto Blue Jays (1977–present) Ballpark Rogers Centre (f. ... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) East Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3,21,35,41,42,44 Name Atlanta Braves (1966–present) Milwaukee Braves (1953-1965) Boston Braves (1941-1952) Boston Bees (1936-1940) Boston Braves (1912-1935) Boston Rustlers (1911) Boston Doves (1907-1910) Boston... Patrick Lance Borders (born May 14, 1963 in Columbus, Ohio) is a catcher in Major League Baseball who is best remembered for being the Most Valuable Player in the 1992 World Series. ... The League Championship Series is the official name for a round of playoffs in Major League Baseball. ... For other events named World Series, see World Series (disambiguation). ... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) East Division (1977–present) Current uniform Name Toronto Blue Jays (1977–present) Ballpark Rogers Centre (f. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 9, 27, 34, 42, 43 Name Oakland Athletics (1968–present) Kansas City Athletics (1955-1967) Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954) (Referred to as As) Ballpark McAfee Coliseum (1968–present) a. ... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) East Division (1977–present) Current uniform Name Toronto Blue Jays (1977–present) Ballpark Rogers Centre (f. ... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) East Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3,21,35,41,42,44 Name Atlanta Braves (1966–present) Milwaukee Braves (1953-1965) Boston Braves (1941-1952) Boston Bees (1936-1940) Boston Braves (1912-1935) Boston Rustlers (1911) Boston Doves (1907-1910) Boston... Major league affiliations National League (1887–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,4,8,9,20,21,33,40,42 Name Pittsburgh Pirates (1891–present) Pittsburgh Innocents (1890) (Also referred to as Infants in 1890) Pittsburg Alleghenies (1882–1889) Ballpark PNC Park (2001–present) Three Rivers... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) East Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3,21,35,41,42,44 Name Atlanta Braves (1966–present) Milwaukee Braves (1953-1965) Boston Braves (1941-1952) Boston Bees (1936-1940) Boston Braves (1912-1935) Boston Rustlers (1911) Boston Doves (1907-1910) Boston... The 1992 American League Championship Series was played between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Oakland Athletics from October 7 to October 14, 1992. ... Roberto Alomar Velázquez (born February 5, 1968) is a former Major League Baseball player, considered by many to be one of the best second basemen to have ever played the game. ... The 1992 National League Championship Series was played between the Atlanta Braves (98-64) and the Pittsburgh Pirates (95-66) from October 6 to October 14. ... John Andrew Smoltz (born May 15, 1967 in Detroit, Michigan) is a Major League Baseball player. ... The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, also popularly known as the Midsummer Classic is an annual baseball game between players from the National League and the American League, currently selected by fan vote for the starting position players and by the manager (the managers from the previous years... July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... QUALCOMM Stadium (a. ... George Kenneth Griffey, Jr. ...

Other champions

Caribbean World Series logo The Caribbean World Series of Professional Baseball — or Serie del Caribe del Béisbol Profesional in Spanish — is an annual baseball tournament, usually played during the month of February, before the MLB trainings season in Dominican Republic, Mexico, Puerto Rico or Venezuela. ... The Indios de Mayagüez (English: ) are a baseball team in the Puerto Rican Professional Baseball League (LBPPR, in Spanish). ... The College World Series is the tournament which determines the NCAA Division I collegiate baseball champion. ... Pepperdine University is a private institution of higher learning affiliated with the Church of Christ. ... The Yomiuri Giants have won twenty Japan Series, more than any other team. ... The Seibu Lions ) are a professional baseball team in Japans Pacific League and are owned by Yoshiaki Tsutsumi, who was once listed as the worlds richest man. ... The Yakult Swallows (ヤクルトスワローズ Yakuruto Suwarōzu) are a professional baseball team in Japans Central League. ... Logo of Little League The Little League (Baseball) World Series is a baseball tournament for children aged 11, 12 and in limited circumstances, 13. ... Nickname: The International City (on flag), Friendly City (in Latin on citys seal), or the LBC Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: Country United States State California County Los Angeles County Government  - Mayor Bob Foster Area  - City  65. ... Officially - The City of Zamboanga (Spanish/Chavacano: Ciudad de Zamboanga; Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Zamboanga; Filipino: Lungsod ng Zamboanga) is a first class, highly urbanized city in the Philippines and one of the first chartered cities in the country. ... Mindanao is the second largest and easternmost island in the Philippines. ... Baseball had its debut as an official medal sport at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. ... Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Barcelona (Catalan) Spanish name Barcelona Nickname Ciutat Comtal (Catalan) Ciudad Condal (Spanish) Postal code 08001–08080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 93 (Barcelona) Website http://www. ... Gold Medal is an album by American band The Donnas, released in 2004. ... A silver medal is a medal awarded to the second place finisher of contests (typically athletics competitions) such as the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, etc. ... A bronze medal is a medal awarded to the third place finisher of contests (typically athletics competitions) such as the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, etc. ...

Awards and honors

In the game of baseball, both amateur and professional, it is tradition to annually recognize the one player in the league who has contributed the most to the success of the players team. ... Dennis Lee Eckersley (born October 3, 1954 in Oakland, California), nicknamed Eck, was a Major League Baseball player elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004 (his first year of eligibility). ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 9, 27, 34, 42, 43 Name Oakland Athletics (1968–present) Kansas City Athletics (1955-1967) Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954) (Referred to as As) Ballpark McAfee Coliseum (1968–present) a. ... Barry Lamar Bonds (born July 24, 1964 in Riverside, California) is a Major League left fielder for the San Francisco Giants. ... Major league affiliations National League (1887–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,4,8,9,20,21,33,40,42 Name Pittsburgh Pirates (1891–present) Pittsburgh Innocents (1890) (Also referred to as Infants in 1890) Pittsburg Alleghenies (1882–1889) Ballpark PNC Park (2001–present) Three Rivers... In baseball, the Cy Young Award is an honor given annually to the best pitchers in the Major Leagues. ... Dennis Lee Eckersley (born October 3, 1954 in Oakland, California), nicknamed Eck, was a Major League Baseball player elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004 (his first year of eligibility). ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 9, 27, 34, 42, 43 Name Oakland Athletics (1968–present) Kansas City Athletics (1955-1967) Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954) (Referred to as As) Ballpark McAfee Coliseum (1968–present) a. ... Gregory Alan Maddux (born April 14, 1966, in San Angelo, Texas, USA) is a pitcher for the San Diego Padres. ... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Name Chicago Cubs (1902–present) Chicago Orphans (1898-1901) Chicago Colts (1890-1897) Chicago White Stockings (1870-1889) (a. ... In Major League Baseball, the Rookie of the Year Award is given to the best first-year players in the American and National Leagues. ... Pat Listach was a shortstop for various teams in Major League Baseball in the 1990s. ... Major league affiliations National League (1998–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4,19,34,44,42 Name Milwaukee Brewers (1970–present) Seattle Pilots (1969) Ballpark Miller Park (2001–present) County Stadium (1970-2000) Sicks Stadium (Seattle) (1969) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None... Eric Peter Karros (born November 4, 1967 in Hackensack, New Jersey) is a former American baseball player who played in Major League Baseball from 1991-2004. ... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,2,4,19,20,24,32,39,42,53 Name Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present) Brooklyn Dodgers (1911-1912), (1932-1957) Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) (Also referred to as Trolley Dodgers 1911-1931) Brooklyn... In Major League Baseball, the Rolaids Relief Man of the Year Award, first awarded in 1976, is a distinction given to the top relief pitcher in each league at the end of each season. ... Dennis Lee Eckersley (born October 3, 1954 in Oakland, California), nicknamed Eck, was a Major League Baseball player elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 2004 (his first year of eligibility). ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 9, 27, 34, 42, 43 Name Oakland Athletics (1968–present) Kansas City Athletics (1955-1967) Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954) (Referred to as As) Ballpark McAfee Coliseum (1968–present) a. ... Lee Arthur Smith (born December 4, 1957 in Shreveport, Louisiana) was a closer in Major League Baseball. ... Major league affiliations National League (1892–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,2,6,9,14,17,20,42,45,85 Name St. ... In Major League Baseball, the Manager of the Year Award is an honor given annually to the best managers in the American and National Leagues. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 9, 27, 34, 42, 43 Name Oakland Athletics (1968–present) Kansas City Athletics (1955-1967) Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954) (Referred to as As) Ballpark McAfee Coliseum (1968–present) a. ... James Richard Leyland (born December 15, 1944, in Perrysburg, Ohio) is a Major League Baseball manager for the Detroit Tigers. ... Major league affiliations National League (1887–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,4,8,9,20,21,33,40,42 Name Pittsburgh Pirates (1891–present) Pittsburgh Innocents (1890) (Also referred to as Infants in 1890) Pittsburg Alleghenies (1882–1889) Ballpark PNC Park (2001–present) Three Rivers...

MLB Statistical Leaders

  American League National League
Type Name Stat Name Stat
AVG Edgar Martinez SEA .343 Gary Sheffield SDP .330
HR Juan Gonzalez TEX 43 Fred McGriff SDP 35
RBI Cecil Fielder DET 124 Darren Daulton PHI 109
Wins Kevin Brown TEX
Jack Morris TOR
21 Tom Glavine ATL
Greg Maddux CHC
20
ERA Roger Clemens BOS 2.41 Bill Swift SFG 2.08

American League The American League (or formally the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada. ... The National League of Professional Base Ball Clubs, or simply the National League, is the older of two leagues constituting Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada and the worlds oldest extant professional team sports league. ... Batting average is a statistic in both cricket and baseball measuring the performance of cricket batsmen and baseball hitters, respectively. ... Image:Edgar-martinez. ... Gary Antonian Sheffield (born November 18, 1968 in Tampa, Florida) is a Major League Baseball player for the Detroit Tigers. ... Mark McGwire swinging for the fences. ... Juan Alberto González Vázquez (born October 20, 1969 in Arecibo, Puerto Rico), better known as Juan González, and nicknamed Juan Gone or Igor, is a Major League Baseball right fielder. ... Frederick Stanley Crime Dog McGriff (born October 31, 1963 in Tampa, Florida) is a left-handed Major League Baseball player who has starred for several teams since the mid-1980s, including the Toronto Blue Jays. ... RBI is a three-letter abbreviation with multiple meanings, including Reserve Bank of India Run batted in, in baseball Radio Berlin International This page concerning a three-letter acronym or abbreviation is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Cecil Grant Fielder (born September 21, 1963 in Los Angeles, California) is a former Major League Baseball player who was a popular slugger with the Toronto Blue Jays (1985-88), Detroit Tigers (1990-96), New York Yankees (1996-97), Anaheim Angels and Cleveland Indians (both in 1998). ... Darren Arthur Daulton (born January 3, 1962 in Arkansas City, Kansas), nicknamed Dutch, is a former catcher in Major League Baseball best remembered for his years with the Philadelphia Phillies. ... WINS can refer to: Windows Internet Naming Service. ... James Kevin (Kevin) Brown (born March 14, 1965) is a former Major League Baseball right-handed starting pitcher. ... John Scott Jack Morris (born May 16, 1955 in St. ... Thomas Michael Tom Glavine (born March 25, 1966, Concord, Massachusetts and raised in Billerica, Massachusetts) is a Major League Baseball player for the New York Mets. ... Gregory Alan Maddux (born April 14, 1966, in San Angelo, Texas, USA) is a pitcher for the San Diego Padres. ... In baseball statistics, earned run average (ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched. ... William Roger Clemens (born August 4, 1962 in Dayton, Ohio), nicknamed The Rocket, is one of the preeminent Major League baseball pitchers of the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s, and is widely considered to be one of the best pitchers of all time[1]. He has won seven Cy Young Awards... William Charles Swift, born October 27, 1961 in Portland, Maine was a Major League Baseball player. ...

Major League Baseball final standings

American League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win % GB
EAST
1st Toronto wang suckers 96 66 .593    --
2nd Milwaukee Brewers 92 70 .568   4.0
3rd Baltimore Orioles 89 73 .549   7.0
4th Cleveland Indians 76 86 .469 20.0
4th New York Yankees 76 86 .469 20.0
6th Detroit Tigers 75 87 .463 21.0
7th Boston Red Sox 73 89 .451 23.0
WEST
1st Oakland Athletics 96 66 .593    --
2nd Minnesota Twins 90 72 .556   6.0
3rd Chicago White Sox 86 76 .531 10.0
4th Texas Rangers 77 85 .475 19.0
5th California Angels 72 90 .444 24.0
5th Kansas City Royals 72 90 .444 24.0
7th Seattle Mariners 64 98 .395 32.0
National League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %   GB
East Division
1st Pittsburgh Pirates 96 66 .593    --
2nd Montréal Expos 87 75 .537   9.0
3rd St. Louis Cardinals 83 79 .512 13.0
4th Chicago Cubs 78 84 .481 18.0
5th New York Mets 72 90 .444 24.0
6th Philadelphia Phillies 70 92 .432 26.0
West Division
1st Atlanta Braves 98 64 .605    --
2nd Cincinnati Reds 90 72 .556   8.0
3rd San Diego Padres 82 80 .506 16.0
4th Houston Astros 81 81 .500 17.0
5th San Francisco Giants 72 90 .444 26.0
6th Los Angeles Dodgers 63 99 .389 35.0

American League The American League (or formally the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada. ... Major league affiliations National League (1998–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4,19,34,44,42 Name Milwaukee Brewers (1970–present) Seattle Pilots (1969) Ballpark Miller Park (2001–present) County Stadium (1970-2000) Sicks Stadium (Seattle) (1969) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4,5,8,20,22,33,42 Name Baltimore Orioles (1954–present) St. ... This article is becoming very long. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 23, 32, 37, 44, 49 Name New York Yankees (1913–present) New York Highlanders (1903-1912) Baltimore Orioles (1901-1902) (Also referred to as... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Name Detroit Tigers (1901–present) Ballpark Comerica Park (2000–present) Tiger Stadium (1912-1999) Bennett Park (1894-1911) Major league titles World Series titles (4) 1984 â€¢ 1968 â€¢ 1945 â€¢ 1935 AL Pennants (10) 2006 â€¢ 1984 â€¢ 1968 â€¢ 1945 1940... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1 • 4 • 8 • 9 • 27 • 42 Name Boston Red Sox (1907–present) Ballpark Fenway Park (1912–present) Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds (1901-1911) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 2004 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 9, 27, 34, 42, 43 Name Oakland Athletics (1968–present) Kansas City Athletics (1955-1967) Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954) (Referred to as As) Ballpark McAfee Coliseum (1968–present) a. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Name Minnesota Twins (1961–present) Washington Nationals/Senators (1901-1960) Ballpark Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome 1982-???? Metropolitan Stadium (1961-1981) Griffith Stadium (1903-1960) A.K.A Clark Griffith Park (1922) A.K.A National Park (III... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 2,3,4,9,11,16,19,72,42 Name Chicago White Sox (1904–present) White Stockings (1900-1903) St. ... Major league affiliations American League (1961–present) West Division (1972–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 26,34,42 Name Texas Rangers (1972–present) Washington Senators (1961-1971) Ballpark Ameriquest Field in Arlington (1994–present) a. ... Major league affiliations American League (1961–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 11,26,29,30,42,50 Name Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2005–present) Anaheim Angels (1997-2004) California Angels (1965-1996) Los Angeles Angels (1961-1965) Ballpark Angel Stadium of Anaheim (2004–present) a. ... Major league affiliations American League (1969–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 5,10,20,42 Name Kansas City Royals (1969–present) Ballpark Kauffman Stadium (1973–present) a. ... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) The Kingdome (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None AL Pennants (0) None West Division titles (3) [1] 2001 â€¢ 1997 â€¢ 1995 Wild card berths... The National League of Professional Base Ball Clubs, or simply the National League, is the older of two leagues constituting Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada and the worlds oldest extant professional team sports league. ... Major league affiliations National League (1887–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,4,8,9,20,21,33,40,42 Name Pittsburgh Pirates (1891–present) Pittsburgh Innocents (1890) (Also referred to as Infants in 1890) Pittsburg Alleghenies (1882–1889) Ballpark PNC Park (2001–present) Three Rivers... Major league affiliations National League (1969–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Name Washington Nationals (2005–present) Montreal Expos (1969-2004) Ballpark RFK Stadium (2005–present) Hiram Bithorn Stadium[3] (San Juan) (2003-2004) Olympic Stadium (Montreal) (1977-2004) Jarry Park (Montreal) (1969-1976) [3] The Expos played twenty... Major league affiliations National League (1892–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,2,6,9,14,17,20,42,45,85 Name St. ... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Name Chicago Cubs (1902–present) Chicago Orphans (1898-1901) Chicago Colts (1890-1897) Chicago White Stockings (1870-1889) (a. ... Major league affiliations National League (1962–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 14, 37, 41, 42 Name New York Mets (1962–present) Ballpark Shea Stadium (1964–present) The Polo Grounds (1962–1963) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1969 â€¢ 1986 NL Pennants (4) 1969 â€¢ 1973 â€¢ 1986... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,14,20,32,36,42 Name Philadelphia Phillies (1883–present) unofficially Philadelphia Blue Jays (1944-1945) Philadelphia Quakers (1882) (Commonly referred to as Blue Jays 1944-1945 despite formal name remaining Phillies) Ballpark Citizens... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) East Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3,21,35,41,42,44 Name Atlanta Braves (1966–present) Milwaukee Braves (1953-1965) Boston Braves (1941-1952) Boston Bees (1936-1940) Boston Braves (1912-1935) Boston Rustlers (1911) Boston Doves (1907-1910) Boston... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,5,8,10,18,20,24 Name Cincinnati Reds (1876–present) (Referred to as Redlegs 1953-1958) Ballpark Great American Ball Park (2003–present) Riverfront Stadium (1970-2002) a. ... Major league affiliations National League (1969–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 6, 19, 31, 35, 42 Name San Diego Padres (1969–present) Ballpark PETCO Park (2004–present) Jack Murphy Stadium (1969-2003) a. ... Astros redirects here, for other uses see Astros (disambiguation) Major league affiliations National League (1962–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 24,25,32,33,34,40,49,42 Name Houston Astros (1965–present) Houston Colt . ... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3,4,11,24,27,30,36,42,44 Name San Francisco Giants (1958–present) New York Giants (1885-1957) New York Gothams (1883-1885) Troy Union Cities / Trojans (1879-1882) Ballpark AT&T Park... Major league affiliations National League (1890–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,2,4,19,20,24,32,39,42,53 Name Los Angeles Dodgers (1958–present) Brooklyn Dodgers (1911-1912), (1932-1957) Brooklyn Robins (1914-1931) (Also referred to as Trolley Dodgers 1911-1931) Brooklyn...

Events

January-June

  • March 2 - Chicago Cubs second baseman Ryne Sandberg becomes the highest-paid player in major league history when he agrees to a four-year contract extension worth $28.4 million.

January 2 is the second day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1 • 4 • 8 • 9 • 27 • 42 Name Boston Red Sox (1907–present) Ballpark Fenway Park (1912–present) Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds (1901-1911) Major league titles World Series titles (6) 2004 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1916 â€¢ 1915 1912... mcv ... Frank John Viola, Jr. ... January 7 is the seventh day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... George Thomas Seaver (born November 17, 1944 in Fresno, California) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher who broke into the major leagues in 1967 and retired in 1986. ... Roland Fingers giving his trademark handlebar moustache a twirl. ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 62 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests serving as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display of baseball-related... official logo The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) is a professional association for baseball journalists writing for daily newspapers and magazines. ... Peter Edward Pete Rose, Sr. ... January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Major league affiliations National League (1887–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,4,8,9,20,21,33,40,42 Name Pittsburgh Pirates (1891–present) Pittsburgh Innocents (1890) (Also referred to as Infants in 1890) Pittsburg Alleghenies (1882–1889) Ballpark PNC Park (2001–present) Three Rivers... The outfield is a sporting term used in cricket and baseball to refer to the area of the field of play further from the batsman or batter than the infield. ... Barry Lamar Bonds (born July 24, 1964 in Riverside, California) is a Major League left fielder for the San Francisco Giants. ... February 20 is the 51st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Simpsons redirects here. ... Homer at the Bat is the seventeenth episode of The Simpsons third season. ... William Roger Clemens (born August 4, 1962 in Dayton, Ohio), nicknamed The Rocket, is one of the preeminent Major League baseball pitchers of the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s, and is widely considered to be one of the best pitchers of all time[1]. He has won seven Cy Young Awards... Wade Anthony Boggs (born June 15, 1958 in Omaha, Nebraska) is a former third baseman in Major League Baseball, primarily with the Boston Red Sox, whose hitting in the 1980s and 1990s dominated the American League in much the same way as his National League contemporary Tony Gwynn. ... Ken Griffey, Jr. ... Stephen Louis Sax (born January 29, 1960 in Sacramento, California) is a former second baseman in Major League Baseball. ... Osborne Earl Smith (born December 26, 1954 in Mobile, Alabama), is a former shortstop in Major League Baseball, a 13-time Gold Glove Award winner who was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2002. ... José Canseco Capas, Jr. ... Donald Arthur Mattingly (nicknamed Donnie Baseball and The Hit Man) (born April 20, 1961) is a retired first baseman who played for the New York Yankees of the American League from 1982-1995. ... Darryl Eugene Strawberry (born March 12, 1962) is a former baseball player who is well known both for his play on the baseball field and for his controversial behavior off of it. ... Mike Scioscia, left, argues with the umpire about a call. ... March 2 is the 61st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (62nd in leap years). ... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Name Chicago Cubs (1902–present) Chicago Orphans (1898-1901) Chicago Colts (1890-1897) Chicago White Stockings (1870-1889) (a. ... Ryne Dee Sandberg (born September 18, 1959 in Spokane, Washington), nicknamed Ryno, is a former second baseman in Major League Baseball who spent nearly his entire career with the Chicago Cubs. ... March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in leap years). ... Harold Newhouser (May 20, 1921 - November 10, 1998) was a professional Major League Baseball pitcher of the 1940s and 1950s. ... William Aloysius McGowan (January 18, 1896 _ December 9, 1954) was an American umpire in Major League Baseball, working in the American League from 1925 to 1954. ... April 6 is the 96th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (97th in leap years). ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4,5,8,20,22,33,42 Name Baltimore Orioles (1954–present) St. ... This article is becoming very long. ... Oriole Park at Camden Yards is a Major League Baseball stadium located in Baltimore, Maryland which was constructed to replace the aging Memorial Stadium. ... Richard Lee Sutcliffe (born June 21, 1956 in Independence, Missouri) is a former Major League Baseball starting pitcher and current television sportscaster. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Monument City, Charm City, Mob Town, B-more Motto: Get In On It (formerly The City That Reads and The Greatest City in America; BELIEVE is not the official motto but rather a specific campaign) Location Location of Baltimore in Maryland Coordinates , Government Country State County United...

July-December

  • July 7 - Andy Van Slyke of the Pittsburgh Pirates becomes the first outfielder in nearly 18 years to record an unassisted double play, in the Pirates' 5–3 win over the Houston Astros. Van Slyke races in from center field to catch a fly ball, then continues in to double up Ken Caminiti, who was running from second base on the play.
  • September 7 - After receiving an 18-9 no-confidence vote from the owners, Commissioner Fay Vincent has no other choice but to resign. Vincent is soon replaced by Milwaukee Brewers president Bud Selig on what is meant to be an interim basis.
  • November 16 - The Rockies sign free agent first baseman Andrés Galarraga, who rejoins Don Baylor, his hitting coach with the St. Louis Cardinals. Galarraga is coming off his second injury-plagued year, having missed 44 days of the season after being hit on the wrist by a Wally Whitehurst pitch in the 3rd game of the season.

July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 177 days remaining. ... Andrew James Van Slyke (born December 21, 1960 in Utica, New York) is a retired American Major League Baseball outfielder, and the current first base coach for the Detroit Tigers. ... Major league affiliations National League (1887–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,4,8,9,20,21,33,40,42 Name Pittsburgh Pirates (1891–present) Pittsburgh Innocents (1890) (Also referred to as Infants in 1890) Pittsburg Alleghenies (1882–1889) Ballpark PNC Park (2001–present) Three Rivers... Astros redirects here, for other uses see Astros (disambiguation) Major league affiliations National League (1962–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 24,25,32,33,34,40,49,42 Name Houston Astros (1965–present) Houston Colt . ... Kenneth Gene Caminiti (April 21, 1963 – October 10, 2004) was an American third baseman in Major League Baseball. ... July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... American League The American League (or formally the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada. ... The National League of Professional Base Ball Clubs, or simply the National League, is the older of two leagues constituting Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada and the worlds oldest extant professional team sports league. ... The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, also popularly known as the Midsummer Classic is an annual baseball game between players from the National League and the American League, currently selected by fan vote for the starting position players and by the manager (the managers from the previous years... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) West Division (1977–present) Current uniform Name Seattle Mariners (1977–present) Ballpark Safeco Field (1999–present) The Kingdome (1977-1999) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None AL Pennants (0) None West Division titles (3) [1] 2001 â€¢ 1997 â€¢ 1995 Wild card berths... George Kenneth Griffey, Jr. ... George Kenneth Griffey, Sr. ... September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... Francis Thomas Fay Vincent, Jr. ... Major league affiliations National League (1998–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4,19,34,44,42 Name Milwaukee Brewers (1970–present) Seattle Pilots (1969) Ballpark Miller Park (2001–present) County Stadium (1970-2000) Sicks Stadium (Seattle) (1969) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None... Bud Selig Allan Huber the idiot Selig, Jr. ... September 9 is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years). ... Robin Rachel Yount (born September 16, 1955 in Danville, Illinois) is a former Major League Baseball player who spent his entire career with the Milwaukee Brewers (1974-1994). ... Major league affiliations National League (1998–present) Central Division (1998–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 4,19,34,44,42 Name Milwaukee Brewers (1970–present) Seattle Pilots (1969) Ballpark Miller Park (2001–present) County Stadium (1970-2000) Sicks Stadium (Seattle) (1969) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None... This article is becoming very long. ... José Ramón Nova Mesa [MAY-sah] (nickname Joe Table; born May 22, 1966 in Pueblo Viejo, Dominican Republic) is a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who currently plays for the Colorado Rockies. ... October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Major league affiliations National League (1993–present) East Division (1993–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 5 42 (neither for a Marlins player) Name Florida Marlins (1993–present) Ballpark Dolphin Stadium (1993–present) also known as Dolphins Stadium (2005-2006) also known as Pro Player Stadium (1996-2004) also known as... Rene George Lachemann (born May 4, 1945, in Los Angeles, California) is the first base coach for the Oakland Athletics and a former catcher and manager in American Major League Baseball. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) East Division (1977–present) Current uniform Name Toronto Blue Jays (1977–present) Ballpark Rogers Centre (f. ... The 1992 World Series was the first Series ever played outside of the United States of America. ... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) East Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 3,21,35,41,42,44 Name Atlanta Braves (1966–present) Milwaukee Braves (1953-1965) Boston Braves (1941-1952) Boston Bees (1936-1940) Boston Braves (1912-1935) Boston Rustlers (1911) Boston Doves (1907-1910) Boston... David Mark Winfield (born October 3, 1951 in St. ... James Edward Jimmy Key (born April 22, 1961 in Huntsville, Alabama) was a left-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball. ... Candido Maldonado Guadarrama (born September 5, 1960 in Humacao, Puerto Rico) was a Major League Baseball player from 1981 to 1995 for the Los Angeles Dodgers, San Francisco Giants, Cleveland Indians, Milwaukee Brewers, Toronto Blue Jays, Chicago Cubs, Toronto Blue Jays, and Texas Rangers. ... Patrick Lance Borders (born May 14, 1963 in Columbus, Ohio) is a catcher in Major League Baseball who is best remembered for being the Most Valuable Player in the 1992 World Series. ... Major league affiliations American League (1977–present) East Division (1977–present) Current uniform Name Toronto Blue Jays (1977–present) Ballpark Rogers Centre (f. ... October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... Major league affiliations National League (1993–present) West Division (1993–present) Current uniform Name Colorado Rockies (1993–present) Ballpark Coors Field (1995–present) Mile High Stadium (1993-1994) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None NL Pennants (0) None West Division titles (0) None Wild card berths (1) 1995... Donald Edward Baylor (born June 28, 1949) is a Major League Baseball coach and a former player and manager. ... November 16 is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 45 days remaining. ... Andrés José Padovani Galarraga [gal-lar-RAH-ga] (born June 18, 1961 in Caracas, Venezuela) was a Major League Baseball first baseman who played for the Montreal Expos, St. ... Major league affiliations National League (1892–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1,2,6,9,14,17,20,42,45,85 Name St. ... Walter Richard Whitehurst (Born: April 11, 1964 in Shreveport, Louisiana) is a former righthanded Major League Baseball pitcher who played from 1989 to 1996 with the New York Mets, San Diego Padres and New York Yankees. ... 17 November is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece, coinciding with the anniversary of the Athens Polytechnic uprising. ... Trevor William Hoffman (born October 13, 1967 in Bellflower, California) is a relief pitcher in Major League Baseball who has played for the San Diego Padres since 1993. ... Gary Antonian Sheffield (born November 18, 1968 in Tampa, Florida) is a Major League Baseball player for the Detroit Tigers. ... Jeffrey Guy Conine (born June 27, 1966 in Tacoma, Washington) is a first baseman/outfielder in Major League Baseball for the Cincinnati Reds. ... Cris Howell Carpenter (born April 5, 1965, in St. ... Major league affiliations American League (1961–present) West Division (1972–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 26,34,42 Name Texas Rangers (1972–present) Washington Senators (1961-1971) Ballpark Ameriquest Field in Arlington (1994–present) a. ... Robb Nen Robert Allan Robb Nen (born November 28, 1969 in San Pedro, California) was a former right-handed relief pitcher in Major League Baseball, more specifically a closer. ... Eric Orlando Young was born on May 18, 1967 in New Brunswick, New Jersey is a major league infielder and outfielder, who currently plays for the San Diego Padres (2005-2006). ... Joseph Elliot Girardi (born October 14, 1964 in Peoria, Illinois) is a former catcher in Major League Baseball and is the former manager of the Florida Marlins. ... Vinicio Castilla Soria, commonly known as Vinny Cashsteala [cass-TEE-yah] (born July 4, 1967 in Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico), is a Major League Baseball third baseman who was traded to the San Diego Padres between the 2005 and 2006 seasons. ... Armando Martin Reynoso Gutierrez (born May 1, 1966, in San Luis Potosi, Mexico) was a Major League Baseball right-handed pitcher. ... Andrew Jason (Andy) Ashby (born July 11, 1967 in Kansas City, Missouri) is a starting pitcher who has played for the Philadelphia Phillies (1991-1992, 2000[start]), Colorado Rockies (1993[start]), San Diego Padres (1993[end]-1999, 2004), Atlanta Braves (2000[end]) and Los Angeles Dodgers (2001-2003). ... Bradley David Ausmus (born April 14, 1969 in New Haven, Connecticut) is a Jewish-American catcher in Major League Baseball with the Houston Astros. ... Charles Dewayne (Charlie) Hayes (born May 23, 1965 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi) is a former third baseman in Major League Baseball who played for the San Francisco Giants (1988-1989, 1998-1999), Philadelphia Phillies (1989-1991, 1995), New York Yankees (1992, 1996-1997), Colorado Rockies (1993-1994), Pittsburgh Pirates (1996), San... Major league affiliations National League (1969–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 6, 19, 31, 35, 42 Name San Diego Padres (1969–present) Ballpark PETCO Park (2004–present) Jack Murphy Stadium (1969-2003) a. ... Bruce Vee Hurst (born March 24, 1958 in St. ...

Movies

For the band named Babe Ruth, see Babe Ruth (band). ... A League of Their Own is a 1992 film which tells a fictionalized account of the real-life All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. ... Mr. ...

Deaths

  • February 26 - Jean R. Yawkey, 83, majority owner of the Boston Red Sox since 1976
  • April 23 - Deron Johnson, 53, first and third baseman who led the NL in RBI in 1965; later a coach
  • April 24 - Elio Chacón, 55, Venezuelan middle infielder who led the New York Mets in stolen bases in their 1962 inaugural season
  • April 27 - Harlond Clift, 79, All-Star third baseman for the St. Louis Browns who was the first man at his position to hit 30 home runs; scored 100 runs seven times, and set records with 405 assists in 1937 and career mark of 309 double plays
  • June 4 - Carl Stotz, 82, founder of Little League Baseball in 1939 who left the organization in 1955 in a litigious leadership dispute, shortly after serving as a pallbearer at Cy Young's funeral
  • June 15 - Eddie Lopat, 73, All-Star pitcher who combined with Allie Reynolds and Vic Raschi to form the heart of the Yankees' rotation through five World Series championships from 1949-53; led AL in ERA and winning percentage in 1953
  • June 27 - Sandy Amorós, 62, Cuban left fielder for the Brooklyn Dodgers, best remembered for a spectacular catch in Game 7 of the 1955 World Series
  • September 5 - Billy Herman, 83, Hall of Fame second baseman for the Cubs and Dodgers who batted .304 lifetime, scored 100 runs five times and led the NL in hits, doubles and triples once each and in putouts seven times; later a coach, minor league manager and scout
  • September 22 - Aurelio López, 44, All-Star relief pitcher who had two seasons of 20 saves for the Detroit Tigers
  • October 19 - Atley Donald, 82, New York Yankees pitcher who had a lifetime record of 65-33, a winning percentage of .663
  • October 22 - Red Barber, 84, broadcaster for the Reds, Dodgers and Yankees from 1934 to 1966 who, along with Mel Allen, won the first Ford Frick Award from the Hall of Fame
  • November 5 - Rod Scurry, 36, relief pitcher for the Pirates who had 14 saves in 1982
  • November 10 - Chuck Connors, 71, first baseman for the 1951 Cubs who gained stardom as an actor on the television series The Rifleman
  • December 12 - Rube Walker, 66, backup catcher for the Cubs and the Dodgers, later a pitching coach for the Senators, Mets and Braves
  • December 28 - Sal Maglie, 75, All-Star pitcher for all three New York teams during the 1950s whose hardnosed style personified the rivalry between the franchises; led NL in wins and ERA once each

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