Ask anyone what is America's favorite pastime and the answer will be baseball. And why not? After all who does not love to engage in a game of baseball while munching on peanuts and crackers? That is right! Baseball and America are inseparable. In fact, it has been the country's most preferred sport for a long time and for more reasons than one. The game of baseball is steeped in century's worth of tradition and history. And unlike many other sports, it is a lot more intricate too. With the balls and strikes, four bases, nine long innings, and a really complicated scoring system, the game might knock one off. But just a run down the fundamentals and its easy to get into the game. America has produced a wad of heavy hitters and extremely powerful pitchers in history. Thanks to their extraordinary RBIs, match-winning strikeouts, and king-sized personalities, these baseball players have gone ahead to become legends in their own rights. Read all about their lives, feats, timeline, trivia, and facts in the biographies below.
Deion SandersDeion Sanders
09 August 1967
 
Alex RodriguezAlex Rodriguez
27 July 1975
Baseball shortstop

Billy BeaneBilly Beane
29 March 1962
Former Baseball Player & Administrator

Albert PujolsAlbert Pujols
16 January 1980
Baseball Player

Babe RuthBabe Ruth
06 February 1895
 

Mike TroutMike Trout
07 August 1991
Baseball Player
Jackie RobinsonJackie Robinson
31 January 1919
Professional baseball player

Bo JacksonBo Jackson
30 November 1962
Former Baseball & Football Player

Joe DiMaggioJoe DiMaggio
25 November 1914
American Baseball Star

Bryce HarperBryce Harper
16 October 1992
Baseball player
Derek JeterDerek Jeter
26 June 1974
Baseball Player

Tim TebowTim Tebow
14 August 1987
American Football Player
Nolan RyanNolan Ryan
31 January 1947
Baseball Star

Josh HamiltonJosh Hamilton
21 May 1981
Baseball Player

Cody BellingerCody Bellinger
13 July 1995
Baseball Player
Aaron JudgeAaron Judge
26 April 1992
Baseball Player

Chuck ConnorsChuck Connors
10 April 1921
Actor
Lou GehrigLou Gehrig
19 June 1903
Baseball Player

Clayton KershawClayton Kershaw
19 March 1988
Baseball Pitcher

Mickey MantleMickey Mantle
20 October 1931
Baseball Player
David OrtizDavid Ortiz
18 November 1975
Baseball designated hitter

Barry BondsBarry Bonds
24 July 1964
American baseball player
Shoeless Joe JacksonShoeless Joe Jackson
16 July 1887
Baseball Player

Ted WilliamsTed Williams
30 August 1918
Baseball Player

Sandy KoufaxSandy Koufax
30 December 1935
Baseball Player

Scott HattebergScott Hatteberg
14 December 1969
Baseball Player
Hank AaronHank Aaron
05 February 1934
 
Yogi BerraYogi Berra
12 May 1925
Baseball Player

Cal Ripken Jr.Cal Ripken Jr.
24 August 1960
Baseball Shortstop

Ty CobbTy Cobb
18 December 1886
American Major League Baseball (MLB) outfielder

Giancarlo StantonGiancarlo Stanton
08 November 1989
Baseball Player
Bing RussellBing Russell
05 May 1926
Actor

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Josh Donaldson Josh Donaldson
08 December 1985
Baseball Player

Anthony RizzoAnthony Rizzo
08 August 1989
Baseball Player

Buster PoseyBuster Posey
27 March 1987
Baseball Player

Joe TorreJoe Torre
18 July 1940
Executive
Kris BryantKris Bryant
04 January 1992
Baseball Player

Willie MaysWillie Mays
06 May 1931
Former Professional Baseball Star
Bob UeckerBob Uecker
26 January 1935
 

Jacoby EllsburyJacoby Ellsbury
11 September 1983
Baseball Player

John RockerJohn Rocker
17 October 1974
Baseball Player
Cy YoungCy Young
29 March 1867
 

Joe MauerJoe Mauer
19 April 1983
Baseball Player
Mark TeixeiraMark Teixeira
11 April 1980
Baseball Player

Josh GibsonJosh Gibson
21 December 1911
Baseball Player

James Howard ThomeJim Thome
27 August 1970
Baseball Player

Kenneth Gene CaminitiKen Caminiti
21 April 1963
Baseball Player

Denny McLainDenny McLain
29 March 1944
Professional Baseball Player
Joe MorganJoe Morgan
19 September 1943
Baseball Player

Billy SundayBilly Sunday
19 November 1862
 

Ernie BanksErnie Banks
31 January 1931
Baseball Player

Michael FishmanMichael Fishman
22 October 1981
Actor
Jaden Gil AgassiJaden Gil Agassi
26 October 2001
Baseball Player, Son of Andre Agassi and Steffi

Richie SexsonRichie Sexson
29 December 1974
Former Baseball Player
Calvin MurrayCalvin Murray
30 July 1971
Baseball Player

José FernándezJosé Fernández
31 July 1992
Baseball Pitcher

Al LópezAl Lopez
20 August 1908
Former American Baseball Player
Justin VerlanderJustin Verlander
20 February 1983
Baseball player

Max ScherzerMax Scherzer
27 July 1984
Baseball player
Zack GreinkeZack Greinke
21 October 1983
Baseball player

Urban MeyerUrban Meyer
10 July 1964
Baseball player, American football player, Coach,

Roy HalladayRoy Halladay
14 May 1977
Baseball Players
Alex BregmanAlex Bregman
30 March 1994
Baseball Player

Karl MaloneKarl Malone
24 July 1963
Basketball player, Basketball coach, Actor
CC SabathiaCC Sabathia
21 July 1980
Baseball player

Jameis WinstonJameis Winston
06 January 1994
 

Metta World PeaceMetta World Peace
13 November 1979
Basketball player, Rapper, Actor

John ElwayJohn Elway
28 June 1960
Baseball player, American football player
Ken Griffey Jr.Ken Griffey Jr.
21 November 1969
Baseball Players
Andre IguodalaAndre Iguodala
28 January 1984
Basketball player

Tim LincecumTim Lincecum
15 June 1984
Baseball Player

Joe MaddonJoe Maddon
08 February 1954
Baseball player, Baseball coach, Baseball manager

Bobby BonillaBobby Bonilla
23 February 1963
Baseball player
Jason KiddJason Kidd
23 March 1973
Basketball player, Basketball coach

Kevin LoveKevin Love
07 September 1988
Basketball player

Danny AingeDanny Ainge
17 March 1959
Professional Basketball Player

Randy JohnsonRandy Johnson
10 September 1963
Baseball Players

Carl YastrzemskiCarl Yastrzemski
22 August 1939
Baseball Player
Patrick EwingPatrick Ewing
05 August 1962
Basketball player, Basketball coach

Tracy McGradyTracy McGrady
24 May 1979
Basketball player, Baseball player
Jim MorrisJim Morris
19 January 1964
Baseball player

Ray AllenRay Allen
20 July 1975
Basketball player, Actor

Michael BrantleyMichael Brantley
15 May 1987
Baseball Players
Johnny DamonJohnny Damon
05 November 1973
Baseball Player

Pete RosePete Rose
14 April 1941
Baseball player
Isiah ThomasIsiah Thomas
30 April 1961
Basketball player, Basketball coach, Consultant

John StocktonJohn Stockton
26 March 1962
Basketball player

Nate RobinsonNate Robinson
31 May 1984
Basketball player, American football player,

DeAndre JordanDeAndre Jordan
21 July 1988
Basketball player
Roger ClemensRoger Clemens
04 August 1962
Famous Baseball Players

Nolan NorthNolan North
31 October 1970
Actor, Baseball player, Dub actor, Television
Rickey HendersonRickey Henderson
25 December 1958
American baseball athlete

Madison BumgarnerMadison Bumgarner
01 August 1989
Baseball Players
Hassan WhitesideHassan Whiteside
13 June 1989
Basketball player

Rocco BaldelliRocco Baldelli
25 September 1981
Baseball player
Chris WebberChris Webber
01 March 1973
Basketball player, Businessperson