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This year in baseball

Baseball is a team sport, in which a fist-sized ball is thrown by a defensive player called a pitcher and hit by an offensive player called a batter with a round, smooth stick called a bat. ... // 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. ... // This year in baseball Events January 7 - Pitchers Tom Seaver and Rollie Fingers are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ... // This year in baseball Events January 12 - Steve Carlton is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America, receiving almost 96% of the vote. ... Events July-December 1995 World Series: The Atlanta Braves win 4 games to 2 over the Cleveland Indians. ... This year in baseball 1995 - 1996 - 1997 - 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-June January 8 - For only the 7th time in major league history, the Baseball Writers Association of America fails to select a player for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame. ... This year in baseball 1995 - 1996 - 1997 - 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-March January 5 - Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield escapes serious injury when he is hit by a car while out jogging. ... 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. ... This year in baseball: 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-March January 5 - Nolan Ryan, George Brett and Robin Yount are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ... 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. ... This year in baseball: 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-March January 16 - Outfielders Dave Winfield and Kirby Puckett are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in their first year on the ballot. ... 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. ... This year in baseball: 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-June April 4 - Sammy Sosa hits his 500th career home run off Cincinnati Reds pitcher Scott Sullivan in the seventh inning at Great American Ball Park, becoming only the 18th player in Major League Baseball history to... This year in baseball: 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-June February 15: Alex Rodriguez is traded to the New York Yankees. ... This year in baseball 1995 - 1996 - 1997 - 1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Calendar July 12: All-Star Game, at Comerica Park, Detroit July 31: Hall of Fame inductions, Cooperstown, N.Y. October 4: Division Series begin October 11: League Championship Series begin October 22: World Series begins...

Events

January is the first month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... Reginald Martinez Reggie Jackson (born May 18, 1946) was a professional American baseball player from 1967 to 1987. ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, United States, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests that serves as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in North America, the display of baseball-related... Founded in 1908 as the Baseball Writers Association of America, the BBWAA is a professional association for baseball journalists writing for daily newspapers and magazines. ... July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... 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. ... This article refers to the American baseball league. ... The Major League Baseball All-Star Game is an annual exhibition baseball game between the best players from the National League and the American League. ... Kirby Puckett (born March 14, 1961) was widely regarded as one of the best, and most popular, Major League Baseball players of the 1980s and early-to-mid 1990s. ... Roberto Alomar Velázquez (born February 5, 1968) is a Major League Baseball player and arguably one of the best second basemen to have ever played the game. ... Gary Antonian Sheffield (born November 18, 1968) is an American baseball player. ... For other uses of the phrase see Home run (disambiguation) In baseball, a home run is a base hit in which the batter is able to circle all the bases, ending at home plate and scoring a run himself (along with a run for each runner who was already on... Jack Burns McDowell (born January 16, 1966 in Van Nuys, California) was a Major League Baseball player. ... Craig Biggio - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... The position of the second baseman A second baseman often ranges onto the outfield grass to field a ground ball A second baseman is the baseball player guarding second base. ... The position of the catcher Catcher is also a general term for a fielder who catches the ball in cricket Catcher is a position played in baseball. ... Johnson tossing out a pitch against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park Randall David Randy Johnson (born September 10, 1963 in Walnut Creek, California) is a left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. ... The fastball is the most common type of pitch in baseball. ... John Martin Kruk (born February 9, 1961 in Charleston, West Virginia) is an American former Major League Baseball player. ... October 23 is the 296th day of the year (297th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 69 days remaining. ... Joseph Chris Carter (born March 7, 1960, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) was a Major League Baseball player in the 1980s and 1990s, most famous for hitting a home run to end the 1993 World Series. ... The Toronto Blue Jays are a Major League Baseball team based in Toronto, Ontario, notable for being the first team from outside the United States to win the World Series. ... A relief pitcher warms up in the bullpen as the game goes on A relief pitcher or reliever is a baseball or softball pitcher who enters the game after the starting pitcher is removed due to injury, ineffectiveness or fatigue. ... Mitchell Steven Williams (born November 17, 1964, in Santa Ana, California) was a baseball relief pitcher who appeared for six teams in Major League Baseball from 1986 to 1997. ... The Philadelphia Phillies are a Major League Baseball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... The 1993 World Series was the second Series in a row played outside the United States of America. ... Leonard Kyle Dykstra (born February 10, 1963 in Santa Ana, California) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder. ... Paul Leo Molitor (born August 22, 1956 in St. ...

Awards

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. ... Frank Edward Thomas (born May 27, 1968 in Columbus, Georgia) is an American Major League Baseball player nicknamed The Big Hurt. (Interestingly, Thomas was born the exact same day as contemporary Jeff Bagwell. ... Barry Lamar Bonds (born July 24, 1964 in Riverside, California) is a professional baseball player for the San Francisco Giants; he is most famous for his home run hitting. ... In baseball, the Cy Young Award is an honor given annually to the best pitchers in the Major Leagues. ... Jack Burns McDowell (born January 16, 1966 in Van Nuys, California) was a Major League Baseball player. ... Greg Maddux pitches against the Dodgers as a Chicago Cub Gregory Alan Maddux (born April 14, 1966 in San Angelo, Texas, USA) is a right-handed baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs. ... In Major League Baseball, the Rookie of the Year Award is given to the top rookie baseball player in the American and National Leagues. ... Timothy James Salmon (born August 24, 1968 in Long Beach, California) is an outfielder in Major League Baseball who has spent his entire career with the Anaheim Angels. ... Mike Piazza in episode 3 of The Apprentice 2, promoting Crest toothpaste in NYC, with competitor Elizabeth Mike Piazza (born September 4, 1968 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, USA) is a U.S. Major League Baseball player. ... 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. ... Dusty Baker in March, 2004 Johnnie Dusty Baker, Jr. ...

Deaths

  • July 3 - Don Drysdale, 56, the Hall of Fame pitcher for the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers during 14 major league seasons.
  • September 12 - Granny Hamner, 66, the shortstop on the Phillies Whiz Kids team of 1950 and a National League All-Star from 1952-54.

February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... An outfielder moves in to catch a fly ball Outfielder is a collective term including left fielder, center fielder, and right fielder, the three positions in baseball farthest from the batter. ... The St. ... The Philadelphia Phillies are a Major League Baseball team based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Brooklyn Dodgers redirects here. ... The Boston Red Sox are a Major League Baseball team located in Boston, Massachusetts. ... Millennia: 1st millennium - 2nd millennium - 3rd millennium // Events and trends The 1950s in Western society was marked with a sharp rise in the economy for the first time in almost 30 years and return to the 1920s-type consumer society built on credit and boom-times, as well as the... The 1960s, or The Sixties, in its most obvious sense refers to the decade between 1960 and 1969, but the expression has taken on a wider meaning over the past twenty years. ... April 21 is the 111th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (112th in leap years). ... A baseball pitcher delivers the ball to home plate In baseball, the pitcher is the player who throws the baseball from the pitchers mound toward the catcher to begin each play, with the goal of retiring a batter who attempts to either make contact with it or draw a... Carl Owen Hubbell (June 22, 1903 - November 21, 1988) was a left-handed screwball pitcher in Major League Baseball who played with the New York Giants in the National League from 1928 to 1943. ... The San Francisco Giants are a Major League Baseball team based in San Francisco, California. ... // Events and trends The 1930s were spent struggling for a solution to the global depression. ... April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (114th in leap years). ... The position of the shortstop A shortstop moves to his left, toward the center of the field, to play a ground ball Shortstop, abbreviated SS, is the baseball fielding position between second and third base. ... See also: 1926 in sports, 1928 in sports and the list of years in sports. Football ([cvvvvvvv[American Football|American]]) New York Giants win National Football League title You are a Gay bo! Golf First Ryder Cup held in United States beats Britain 9 1/2 to 2 1/2... The New York Yankees are a Major League baseball team based in The Bronx, New York City. ... Ruth batting for the Yankees George Herman Ruth, (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948), better known as Babe Ruth and also commonly known by the nicknames The Bambino and The Sultan of Swat, was an American baseball player and United States national icon. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (153rd in leap years), with 213 days remaining. ... Johnny Mize (January 7, 1913 - June 2, 1993) was a baseball player who served as first baseman for the St. ... For other uses of the phrase see Home run (disambiguation) In baseball, a home run is a base hit in which the batter is able to circle all the bases, ending at home plate and scoring a run himself (along with a run for each runner who was already on... In baseball, a slugger is a powerful batter with a high percentage of extra base hits, but may not have a high batting average. ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, United States, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests that serves as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in North America, the display of baseball-related... // Events and trends The 1930s were spent struggling for a solution to the global depression. ... Millennia: 1st millennium - 2nd millennium - 3rd millennium // Events and trends The 1950s in Western society was marked with a sharp rise in the economy for the first time in almost 30 years and return to the 1920s-type consumer society built on credit and boom-times, as well as the... June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... Roy Campanella (November 19, 1921 - June 26, 1993) was an American catcher in the Negro leagues and Major League Baseball. ... The position of the catcher Catcher is also a general term for a fielder who catches the ball in cricket Catcher is a position played in baseball. ... Brooklyn Dodgers redirects here. ... July 3 is the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 181 days remaining. ... Donald Scott Don Drysdale (July 23, 1936 - July 3, 1993) was an American right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball. ... A baseball pitcher delivers the ball to home plate In baseball, the pitcher is the player who throws the baseball from the pitchers mound toward the catcher to begin each play, with the goal of retiring a batter who attempts to either make contact with it or draw a... September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... The Whiz Kids referred to members of United States President John F. Kennedys administration, led by Robert S. McNamara. ... See also: 1949 in sports, 1951 in sports and the list of years in sports. Auto Racing NASCAR Championship - Bill Rexford AAA Racing: Henry Banks won the series championship Johnnie Parsons won the Indianapolis 500 Formula One Champion: The first World Championship for drivers under the jurisdiction of the Fédération... The Major League Baseball All-Star Game is an annual exhibition baseball game between the best players from the National League and the American League. ... September 15 is the 258th day of the year (259th in leap years). ... Ethan Allen (January 21, 1738 – February 12, 1789) was an early American revolutionary and guerrilla leader during the era of the Vermont Republic and the New Hampshire Grants. ... Cincinnati Reds National League AAA Louisville Bats AA Chattanooga Lookouts A Sarasota Reds Dayton Dragons R Billings Mustangs GCL Reds The Cincinnati Reds are a Major League Baseball team based in Cincinnati, Ohio. ... The San Francisco Giants are a Major League Baseball team based in San Francisco, California. ... The Chicago Cubs are a Major League Baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... The Baltimore Orioles are a Major League Baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland. ... In the baseball game, the coach is a member of the team at bat stationed near first or third base to signal and direct the runners and batters. ... This article is about the institution of higher learning in the United States. ... Order: 41st President Vice President: J. Danforth Quayle Term of office: January 20, 1989 – January 20, 1993 Preceded by: Ronald Reagan Succeeded by: Bill Clinton Date of birth: June 12, 1924 Place of birth: Milton, Massachusetts First Lady: Barbara Pierce Bush Political party: Republican George Herbert Walker Bush (born June... November 12 is the 316th day of the year (317th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 49 days remaining. ... William Malcolm Dickey (June 6, 1907 - November 12, 1993) was a Major League Baseball player and manager. ... In baseball, the head coach of a team is called the manager; this individual controls matters of team strategy on the field and team leadership. ... In the baseball game, the coach is a member of the team at bat stationed near first or third base to signal and direct the runners and batters. ...

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Frank Thomas (AL baseball player) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (724 words)
Thomas is one of several notable baseball players who played college baseball at Auburn University.
He has been compared to being as close to a right-handed version of Ted Williams as there is. "The Big Hurt" is the only player in major league history to have seven consecutive seasons of a.300 average, and at least 100 walks, 100 runs, 100 runs batted in, and 20 home runs.
Baseball (as a hot-prospect rookie who forces Tom Selleck's character off the Yankees) and made a guest appearance (as himself) on the TV show Married With Children.
1993 American League Championship Series - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (264 words)
The 1993 American League Championship Series was played between the Toronto Blue Jays and Chicago White Sox from October 5 to October 12.
The Blue Jays finished the 1993 regular season with a 95-67 record (.586%), good enough to win them their third consecutive American League East division title.
The White Sox ended 1993 with a 94-68 record (.580%) to claim the American League West division crown.
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