List of famous baseball players with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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Baseball players are the sports persons who are skilled at playing baseball and play the game as an amateur or professional.  Baseball is a bat and ball game that is played between two teams consisting of nine players each. The teams take turns batting and fielding. Baseball in its modern form evolved from a series of older bat and ball games in England in the 18th century and later spread to different parts of the world. Baseball became the national sport of the U.S. by the late 19th century and is today popular in North America, Central and South America, East Asia and Europe. Baseball is a sport of precision. The end result of a game depends heavily on the accuracy of the players—a pitcher’s throw, the batter’s swing of a bat, and the runners’ speed. Baseball players should adopt a multi-dimensional approach towards training as they need to develop their explosive strength, build their core strength and improve their agility and feet movement. A baseball player's diet is also of great significance. Proper nutrition and consumption of adequate amounts of fluids is essential for enabling the players to reach their highest level of performance. Read on to learn about the life and works of various famous baseball players from all over the world.

Babe Ruth Babe Ruth
American

Billy Beane Billy Beane
American

Tim Tebow Tim Tebow
American

Derek Jeter Derek Jeter
American

Bo Jackson Bo Jackson
American

Lou Gehrig Lou Gehrig
American

Barry Bonds Barry Bonds
American

Nolan Ryan Nolan Ryan
American
Willie Mays Willie Mays
American

Mike Trout Mike Trout
American

Hank Aaron Hank Aaron
American

Ty Cobb Ty Cobb
American

Yogi Berra Yogi Berra
American

Roberto Clemente Roberto Clemente
Puerto Rican

Albert Pujols Albert Pujols
Dominican, American

David Ortiz David Ortiz
American

Bob Uecker Bob Uecker
American
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Mariano Rivera Mariano Rivera
Panamanian

Miguel Cabrera Miguel Cabrera
Venezuelan

Aaron Judge Aaron Judge
American
Joe Torre Joe Torre
American

Cy Young Cy Young
American

John Rocker John Rocker
American

Jim Thome Jim Thome
American

Kris Bryant Kris Bryant
American
Joe Mauer Joe Mauer
American

Josh Gibson Josh Gibson
American

Joe Morgan Joe Morgan
American

Ernie Banks Ernie Banks
American

Bobby Cox Bobby Cox
American

José Fernández José Fernández
Cuban, American

Al López Al Lopez
American