Category: All-Decade Team

1900s All-Decade Team

This is when the modern game, the one we know today consisting of the American and National League was born. It was 1901 when Ban Johnson made the AL a serious competitor of its big brother the NL. They quickly learned that not only was it better to […]

1910s All-Decade Team

This was a decade of small ball. Defined by low scoring games where a single run could win a game. Batting average and ERA’s were low and stolen bases and sacrifice bunts were common place. Today’s fan may not recognize or like this brand of ball. Some of […]

1920s All-Decade Team

Often referred to as the golden age of baseball. The decade began with the newest Yankee Babe Ruth playing his first season as a full-time outfielder. That year he set the standard for which all great seasons would be measured against. We saw the careers of arguably the […]

1930s All-Decade Team

The 1930s was the last time the world would see Babe Ruth in pinstripes. Baseball said goodbye to sports first superstar. Joe DiMaggio arrived to take the gigantic void left by the Babe’s departure and it didn’t take long for the Yankee faithful to embrace it’s newest superstar. […]

1940s All-Decade Team

The 1940’s started out with a bang with young stars like Ted Williams, Joe DiMaggio, Stan Musial, and Bob Feller giving us a glimpse at the bright future of Major League Baseball. But like the rest of the country, the decade would be one of change. World War […]

1950s All-Decade Team

The 1950s was the beginning of some legendary baseball careers. Hank Aaron, Mickey Mantle, and Willie Mays all began their careers. Franchises were on the move as the Braves moved to Milwaukee, the St. Louis Browns moved to Baltimore and changed their nickname to the Orioles, the Philadelphia […]

1960s All-Decade Team

Major League Baseball during the 1960s was all about expanding the game. In 1960 there were 16 teams by 1969 there were 24. Each league was also split into two divisions, east and west, and the League Championship Series (LCS) was added in 1969. The outfield was chalk […]