Jack Chesbro, Ed Walsh, Christy Mathewson, Walter Johnson, Joe McGinnity, Smoky Joe Wood, Pete Alexander, Cy Young, Jim Bagby, Jack Coombs, Lefty Grove, Denny McLain and Dizzy Dean are the 13 MLB pitchers who have won 30 games in a season as of 2014. McLain, the most re...
On May 24, 1935, Major League Baseball hosted its first official night game, which was played between the Cincinnati Reds and the Philadelphia Phillies in Cincinnati. Crosley Field had recently been fitted with electric lights, making that the perfect venue for an MLB n...
As of 2015, Major League Baseball consists of 30 pro teams. Fifteen teams compete in both the American League and National League, with the winner of each playing for the World Series.
The balls used during Major League Baseball games are recycled into batting practice balls or sent to the minor leagues after the conclusion of each contest. The notion is that scuffs and dents on the surface may adversely affect the trajectory of the ball and the pitch...
For the 2014 campaign, the youngest player in the MLB is Dilson Herrera, according to STATS LLC. The 20-year old became the league's youngest when he made his late-season debut with the New York Mets.
Tom Cheney of the Washington Senators struck out 21 batters in a single game in 1962. Cheney struck out 13 through nine innings and finished with 21 in his 16-inning complete game, a 2-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles.
The oldest active player in Major League Baseball, as of Sept. 2014, is Jason Giambi. He is 43 years old and plays for the Cleveland Indians.