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The following are the events of the year 1994 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. Picture of Fenway Park. ...

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2004 • 2003 • 2002 • 2001 • 2000 The following are the events of the year 2005 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the events of the year 2004 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... 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. ... 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: 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. ...

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1994 • 1993 • 1992 • 1991 • 1990 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 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 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-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. ... Events July-December 1995 World Series: The Atlanta Braves win 4 games to 2 over the Cleveland Indians. ... // 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 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 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

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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. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 10 - Luis Aparicio, Don Drysdale and Harmon Killebrew 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 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. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 15 - In his first year of eligibility, former St. ... 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 // This year in baseball Events January 23 - Willie Mays receives 409 of 432 votes in the Baseball Writers Association of America election to earn enshrinement in the Hall of Fame. ... 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. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 19 - The Baseball Writers Association of America elects Sandy Koufax, Yogi Berra and Early Wynn to the Hall of Fame. ... 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. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 16 - Curt Flood, Gold Glove outfielder of the St. ...

1960s

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1964 • 1963 • 1962 • 1961 • 1960 This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 21 - Stan Musial and Roy Campanella are voted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA members. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 23 - Joe Medwick is voted into the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 29 - Branch Rickey and Lloyd Waner are elected to the Hall of Fame by an unanimous vote of the Special Veterans Committee. ... 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. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 31 - Pitcher Pud Galvin is chosen for Hall of Fame induction by the Special Veterans Committee. ... The following are the events of the year 1964 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... 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 events of the year 1961 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The following are the events of the year 1960 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ...

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Picture of Fenway Park. ... Jump to: navigation, search MLB logo Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ... Jump to: navigation, search 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. ... Part of the History of baseball series. ... Jump to: navigation, search Baseball has been a popular sport in Japan for over a century since its introduction in 1872. ...


Major League Baseball Final Standings

American League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %
EAST
1st New York Yankees 70 43 .619
2nd Baltimore Orioles 63 49 .562
3rd Toronto Blue Jays 55 60 .478
4th Boston Red Sox 54 61 .470
5th Detroit Tigers 53 62 .461
CENTRAL
1st Chicago White Sox 67 46 .593
2nd Cleveland Indians 66 47 .584
3rd Kansas City Royals 64 51 .557
4th Minnesota Twins 53 60 .469
5th Milwaukee Brewers 53 62 .461
WEST
1st Texas Rangers 52 62 .456
2nd Oakland Athletics 51 63 .447
3rd Seattle Mariners 49 63 .438
4th California Angels 47 68 .409
National League
Rank Club Wins Losses Win %
EAST
1st Montréal Expos 74 40 .649
2nd Atlanta Braves 68 46 .596
3rd New York Mets 55 58 .487
4th Philadelphia Phillies 54 61 .470
5th Florida Marlins 51 64 .443
CENTRAL
1st Cincinnati Reds 66 48 .579
2nd Houston Astros 66 49 .574
3rd Pittsburgh Pirates 53 61 .465
3rd St. Louis Cardinals 53 61 .465
5th Chicago Cubs 49 64 .434
WEST
1st Los Angeles Dodgers 58 56 .509
2nd San Francisco Giants 55 60 .478
3rd Colorado Rockies 53 64 .453
4th San Diego Padres 47 70 .402

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. ... Jump to: navigation, search The New York Yankees are a Major League baseball team based in The Bronx, New York City. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Baltimore Orioles are a Major League Baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland. ... 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. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Boston Red Sox are a Major League Baseball team located in Boston, Massachusetts. ... The Detroit Tigers are a Major League Baseball team based in Detroit, Michigan. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Chicago White Sox are a Major League Baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Cleveland Indians are a Major League Baseball team based in Cleveland, Ohio. ... The Kansas City Royals are a Major League Baseball team based in Kansas City, Missouri. ... The Minnesota Twins are a Major League Baseball team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... The Milwaukee Brewers are a Major League Baseball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Texas Rangers are a Major League Baseball team based in Arlington, Texas, a suburb in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. ... This article is about the baseball team currently active in the American League. ... The Seattle Mariners are a Major League Baseball team based in Seattle, Washington. ... Jump to: navigation, search For the pre-1958 Pacific Coast League franchise see: Los Angeles Angels (PCL). ... This article refers to the American baseball league. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Montréal Expos were a Major League Baseball team located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada from 1969 to 2004. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Atlanta Braves are a Major League Baseball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Jump to: navigation, search // Franchise history In 1957 the Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants abandoned New York for California, leaving the largest city in the United States without a National League franchise. ... * Division notes: In 1981, the Phillies finished with the best record in the Eastern Division prior to stoppage of play in the middle of the season due to the players strike, which forced the season to be split into two halves. ... The Florida Marlins are a Major League Baseball team based in Miami, Florida, USA. They are in Eastern Division of the National League. ... The Cincinnati Reds are a Major League Baseball team based in Cincinnati, Ohio. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Houston Astros are a Major League Baseball team based in Houston, Texas. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Pittsburgh Pirates are a Major League Baseball team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ... Jump to: navigation, search * World Champion notes: St. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Chicago Cubs are a Major League Baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... Brooklyn Dodgers redirects here. ... The San Francisco Giants are a Major League Baseball team based in San Francisco, California. ... The Colorado Rockies are a Major League Baseball team based in Denver, Colorado. ... The San Diego Padres are a Major League Baseball team based in San Diego, California. ...

Events

  • February 15 - Ila Borders becomes the first woman to pitch in a college game. Appearing for Southern California College of Cosa Mesa, she throws a 5-hits game against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps, 12-1.

Jump to: navigation, search January 12 is the 12th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Steven Norman Carlton (born December 22, 1944 in Miami, Florida) is a former left-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball, from 1965 to 1988, who retired as one of the most successful pitchers to ever play the game. ... 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. ... Orlando Cepeda (born September 17, 1937) is a former Major League Baseball first baseman and right-handed batter who played with the San Francisco Giants (1958-66), St. ... February 7 is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search Basketball is very popular in U.S. colleges. ... Jump to: navigation, search Michael Jordan Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York) is a former American National Basketball Association player, and is considered by many to be the greatest basketball player of all time. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Chicago White Sox are a Major League Baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... A Grapefruit League game at the LA Dodgers camp in Vero Beach, Florida In Major League Baseball, spring training is a series of exhibition games which precedes the regular season. ... February 15 is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Jump to: navigation, search Ila Borders (born February 18, 1975, La Mirada, California, USA), was the first woman pitcher to start a professional baseball game, as well as the first woman to pitch in a mens college baseball game. ... 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... February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Philip Francis Rizzuto (born September 25, 1917) is a former Major League Baseball player and radio/television sports announcer. ... Leo Ernest Durocher (July 27, 1905 - October 7, 1991), nicknamed Leo the Lip, was an American infielder and manager in Major League Baseball. ... Jump to: navigation, search July 12 is the 193rd day (194th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 172 days remaining. ... Moisés Rojas Alou (born July 3, 1966 in Atlanta, Georgia) is an All-Star outfielder in Major League Baseball who currently plays for the San Francisco Giants. ... In baseball, a double is the act of a batter safely reaching second base by striking the ball and getting to second before being made out, without the benefit of a fielders misplay (see error) or another runner being put out on a fielders choice. ... This article refers to the American baseball 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 Major League Baseball All-Star Game is an annual exhibition baseball game between the best players from the National League and the American League. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Houston Astros are a Major League Baseball team based in Houston, Texas. ... 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... 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. ... 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... Jump to: navigation, search September 14 is the 257th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (258th in leap years). ... In 1920 the owners of Major League Baseball, in order to reestablish confidence of fans in the sport following the Black Sox Scandal, established the office of Commissioner of Baseball. ... Jump to: navigation, search Allan Huber Bud Selig (born July 30, 1934 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is the current Commissioner of Baseball, having been formally appointed on July 2, 1998 after having served as acting commissioner since 1992. ... Jump to: navigation, search In baseball, the World Series is the championship series of Major League Baseball in the United States and Canada, played in October after the end of the regular season between the pennant winner of the American League and the pennant winner of the National League. ... See also: 1903 in sports, 1905 in sports and the list of years in sports. Baseball May 5: Boston Americans ace Cy Young pitched the second of his three no-hitters, a 3-0 perfect game against the Philadelphia Athletics and pitcher Rube Waddell (the final batter he faced). ...

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. ... Jump to: navigation, search Frank Edward Thomas (born May 27, 1968 in Columbus, Georgia) is an American Major League Baseball player nicknamed The Big Hurt. Frank Thomas became one of baseballs biggest stars in the 1990s, playing solely for the Chicago White Sox. ... Jump to: navigation, search Jeffrey Robert Bagwell, born May 27, 1968, is an American Major League Baseball player and long-time first baseman for the Houston Astros. ... In baseball, the Cy Young Award is an honor given annually to the best pitchers in the Major Leagues. ... David Brian Cone (born January 2, 1963 in Kansas City, Missouri) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball. ... 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. ... Jump to: navigation, search Robert James (Bob) Hamelin (born November 29, 1967 in Elizabeth, New Jersey) is a former first baseman and designated hitter in Major League Baseball. ... Raúl Ramón Mondesí Avelino (born March 12, 1971 in San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic) is a Major League Baseball. ... 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. ... William Nathaniel Buck Showalter (born May 23, 1956 in DeFuniak Springs, Florida) is an American former professional baseball player and the current manager of the Texas Rangers. ... Felipe Rojas Alou (born May 12, 1935 in Haina, Dominican Republic) was a professional baseball player for the San Francisco Giants, Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves, Oakland Athletics, New York Yankees, Montreal Expos, and Milwaukee Brewers. ...

Deaths


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1994 baseball strike - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1809 words)
The 1994 baseball strike resulted in the cancellation of the World Series for the first time in 90 years.
On January 18, 1994, the owners approved a new revenue-sharing plan keyed to a salary cap, which required the players’ approval.
In 1994, the average MLB salary was an estimated $1.2 million.
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