The record for most combined runs in a single Major League Baseball game is 49 runs, achieved in a contest between the Chicago Cubs and Philadelphia Phillies on Aug. 25, 1922. The Cubs won the game 26-23.
At just 15 years of age, Joe Nuxhall of the Cincinnati Reds was the youngest player to ever appear in a Major League Baseball game. His appearance took place on June 10, 1944, not even two months prior to his 16th birthd...
The record for the longest winning streak in Major League Baseball belongs to the 1916 New York Giants, who won 26 consecutive games. This streak, however, included a tie, which was not counted in the streak.
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 ...
There is no one player who receives the lowest salary; however, as of the 2015 Major League Baseball season, the minimum salary for players on a Major League roster is $507,500. This salary is negotiated as part of MLB's...
Some Major League baseball players are known to wear necklaces simply as decorative jewelry, but in the early 2010s, many players began wearing similar necklaces called Phitens. Some players believe these necklaces impro...
The pitcher's mound is 60 feet, 6 inches from home plate on a Major League Baseball diamond. This measurement is taken from the front edge of the pitcher's rubber to the rear point of home plate.