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Baseball Players

 

 

 

Baseball is the game of power and brain. From a celebrity to a common man, all love to take pleasure in this game. Major League Baseball comprises of 30 teams and all of them feature elite professional baseball athletes, the very best of the best players. In a season, 162 matches are played and the players put their hardest effort to win the matches, more precisely the World Series title. These players are also considered as the role model by their young fans. Following are information on some of the best players of all time.
 
 
 
Barry Bonds
 
When it comes to baseball, Barry Lamar Bonds is perhaps the most renowned name. Born on July 24, 1964 in Riverside, California, this Major League Baseball player started his career on May 30, 1986 for the Pittsburgh Pirates. In 1993, he joined the San Francisco Giants. The success story of Barry Bonds is outstanding. He is not only fourteen-time All-Star winner and eight-time Gold Glove-winner, but also the winner of seven Most Valuable Player awards. He also has a number of MLB records in his name. Due to his fantastic performance, he was rated as the best player of the 1990s by famous baseball writer, historian, and statistician Bill James.
 
 

 

 
Ted Williams
 
Theodore Samuel "Ted" Williams is another greatest baseball player of all time. During his tenure of 21 seasons with the Boston Red Sox, he has won the American League Most Valuable Player (MVP) winner title for two times. Ted Williams is also highly renowned for his excellent powerful hitting. His career batting average is .344, with blasting 521 home runs.
 
Hank Aaron
 
Born on February 5, 1934 in Mobile, Alabama, Hank Aaron was last Negro American League player. Know for his superb home run power, this Major League Baseball player has record of a total of 755 home runs. His 23-year career is embedded with a number of records including three Gold Glove awards. Hank Aaron was introduced into the Baseball Hall of Fame in the year 1982.
 
Babe Ruth
 
Babe Ruth officially known as George Herman Ruth, Jr. is one of the greatest baseball players of all time. This American Major League baseball player had mesmerized the spectators from 1914 to 1935 with his exceptional skill. He was also known as "the Great Bambino", "the Colossus of Clouts", "the Sultan of Swat", and "the King of Crash". This renowned slugger started his career as a pitcher. While playing with the Boston Red Sox, he has won 89 games. During his term, the team took part in the World Championships in 1915, 1916 and 1918. Then he joined the Yankees and led the team to win seven AL pennants and four World Series titles as well.
 
Nolan Ryan
 
Nolan Ryan is a right-handed pitcher. This living baseball legend was born on January 31, 1947 in Refugio, Texas. Known as the as "The Ryan Express" due to his high speed pitches, Nolan was introduced into the Baseball Hall of Fame in the year 1999. He won the MLB All-Star title eight-time. In his 27-year of baseball career, he played for New York Mets (1966, 1968–1971), California Angels (1972–1979), Houston Astros (1980–1988), and Texas Rangers (1989–1993).
 
Apart from the above mentioned starts, the list of top baseball players of all time includes Willie Mays, Roger Clemens, Reggie Jackson, Ty Cobb, Stan Musial, and Mickey Mantle.
 

 

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