Tag Archives: Mickey Mantle

New York Yankees All-Time Roster

This is the New York Yankees all-time roster. I decided to select two players for each infield position, six outfielders (regardless of specific position), and one designated hitter for each AL team. Hitters had to have a minimum of 1,500 plate appearance. For pitching, we selected seven starting pitchers, three non-closers, and two closers. Starting pitchers had to start at

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The Greatest Home Run Hitters of All-Time

The title “greatest home run hitters” is pretty ambiguous. Greatest is open to interpretation. Some believe that means the player(s) who accumulated the most. Some believe it to be those who produced consistently (think season average). Still, others may believe that means those who hit the longest homers. To clarify, I believe it is those players who hit homers in

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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 Athletics moved to Kansas City, and the biggest of all the New

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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 full of Hall of Famers and then there was 1968. The decade

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