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.
Babe RuthBabe Ruth
06 February 1895
Alex RodriguezAlex Rodriguez
27 July 1975
Baseball shortstop

Deion SandersDeion Sanders
09 August 1967

Jackie RobinsonJackie Robinson
31 January 1919
Professional baseball player

Billy BeaneBilly Beane
29 March 1962
Former Baseball Player & Administrator

Tim TebowTim Tebow
14 August 1987
American Football Player
Joe DiMaggioJoe DiMaggio
25 November 1914
American Baseball Star

Derek JeterDerek Jeter
26 June 1974
Baseball Player

Bo JacksonBo Jackson
30 November 1962
Former Baseball & Football Player
Barry BondsBarry Bonds
24 July 1964
American baseball player

Chuck ConnorsChuck Connors
10 April 1921
Mickey MantleMickey Mantle
20 October 1931
Baseball Player

Lou GehrigLou Gehrig
19 June 1903
Baseball Player

Willie MaysWillie Mays
06 May 1931
Former Professional Baseball Star

Nolan RyanNolan Ryan
31 January 1947
Baseball Star

Mike TroutMike Trout
07 August 1991
Baseball Player
Hank AaronHank Aaron
05 February 1934

Ted WilliamsTed Williams
30 August 1918
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
Yogi BerraYogi Berra
12 May 1925
Baseball Player

Shoeless Joe JacksonShoeless Joe Jackson
16 July 1887
Baseball Player
Josh HamiltonJosh Hamilton
21 May 1981
Baseball Player

Albert PujolsAlbert Pujols
16 January 1980
Baseball Player

David OrtizDavid Ortiz
18 November 1975
Baseball designated hitter
Sandy KoufaxSandy Koufax
30 December 1935
Baseball Player

Bryce HarperBryce Harper
16 October 1992
Baseball player
Bing RussellBing Russell
05 May 1926

Bob UeckerBob Uecker
26 January 1935

Scott HattebergScott Hatteberg
14 December 1969
Baseball Player
Cy YoungCy Young
29 March 1867

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Aaron JudgeAaron Judge
26 April 1992
Baseball Player
Joe TorreJoe Torre
18 July 1940

Clayton KershawClayton Kershaw
19 March 1988
Baseball Pitcher

John RockerJohn Rocker
17 October 1974
Baseball Player

Kenneth Gene CaminitiKen Caminiti
21 April 1963
Baseball Player
Anthony RizzoAnthony Rizzo
08 August 1989
Baseball Player
James Howard ThomeJim Thome
27 August 1970
Baseball Player

Giancarlo StantonGiancarlo Stanton
08 November 1989
Baseball Player

Cody BellingerCody Bellinger
13 July 1995
Baseball Player

Joe MorganJoe Morgan
19 September 1943
Baseball Player
Buster PoseyBuster Posey
27 March 1987
Baseball Player

Kris BryantKris Bryant
04 January 1992
Baseball Player

Ernie BanksErnie Banks
31 January 1931
Baseball Player

Joe MauerJoe Mauer
19 April 1983
Baseball Player

Josh GibsonJosh Gibson
21 December 1911
Baseball Player
Goose GossageGoose Gossage
05 July 1951
Baseball Player

Michael FishmanMichael Fishman
22 October 1981
Josh Donaldson Josh Donaldson
08 December 1985
Baseball Player

Bobby CoxBobby Cox
21 May 1941
Baseball Player, Manager

Mark TeixeiraMark Teixeira
11 April 1980
Baseball Player
Denny McLainDenny McLain
29 March 1944
Professional Baseball Player

Jacoby EllsburyJacoby Ellsbury
11 September 1983
Baseball Player
Billy SundayBilly Sunday
19 November 1862

Corey KluberCorey Kluber
10 April 1986
Baseball Player

Richie SexsonRichie Sexson
29 December 1974
Former Baseball Player

Jaden Gil AgassiJaden Gil Agassi
26 October 2001
Baseball Player, Son of Andre Agassi and Steffi

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

Karl MaloneKarl Malone
24 July 1963
Basketball player, Basketball coach, Actor

Isiah ThomasIsiah Thomas
30 April 1961
Basketball player, Basketball coach, Consultant
Patrick EwingPatrick Ewing
05 August 1962
Basketball player, Basketball coach

Reggie MillerReggie Miller
24 August 1965
Basketball player, Pundit, Actor
Mark McGwireMark McGwire
01 October 1963
Baseball player

Gary PaytonGary Payton
23 July 1968
Basketball player

Tracy McGradyTracy McGrady
24 May 1979
Basketball player, Baseball player
Ray AllenRay Allen
20 July 1975
Basketball player, Actor

David RobinsonDavid Robinson
06 August 1965
Basketball player
Jason KiddJason Kidd
23 March 1973
Basketball player, Basketball coach

Roy HalladayRoy Halladay
14 May 1977
Baseball Players

Shawn KempShawn Kemp
26 November 1969
Basketball player
Moses MaloneMoses Malone
23 March 1955
Basketball player

Ken Griffey Jr.Ken Griffey Jr.
21 November 1969
Baseball Players
Al KalineAl Kaline
19 December 1934
Baseball player

Grant HillGrant Hill
05 October 1972
Art collector, Basketball player

Danny AingeDanny Ainge
17 March 1959
Professional Basketball Player

Chris WebberChris Webber
01 March 1973
Basketball player, Businessperson
Jackie BrownJackie Brown
31 May 1943
Nolan NorthNolan North
31 October 1970
Actor, Baseball player, Dub actor, Television

Randy JohnsonRandy Johnson
10 September 1963
Baseball Player

John ElwayJohn Elway
28 June 1960
Baseball player, American football player

Pete RosePete Rose
14 April 1941
Baseball player
Kevin LoveKevin Love
07 September 1988
Basketball player

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

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

Oscar RobertsonOscar Robertson
24 November 1938
Basketball player, Basketball coach

Roger MarisRoger Maris
10 September 1934
Tony GwynnTony Gwynn
09 May 1960
Baseball Player

Jose CansecoJose Canseco
02 July 1964
Baseball player
Derek FisherDerek Fisher
09 August 1974
Basketball player, Trade unionist

Darryl StrawberryDarryl Strawberry
12 March 1962
Baseball Player
Justin VerlanderJustin Verlander
20 February 1983
Baseball player
David JusticeDavid Justice
14 April 1966
Baseball player