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... More »

The necklaces commonly seen on MLB players are cloth ropes twisted together with aqua titanium. The necklaces are made by a California company called Phiten and are supposed to help energy flow. More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Athletes

Jackie Robinson was the first African-American player to appear in the major leagues. Robinson broke the color barrier in 1947, making his debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers at the age of 28. More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Classic Sports Baseball

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... More »

Live coverage of baseball is available for Major League Baseball games through a subscription to or MLB Extra Innings. provides online streaming of all Major League Baseball games. MLB Extra Innings provide... More » Sports & Active Lifestyle Classic Sports Baseball

In the 1980s, retired professional baseball players Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays were banned from professional baseball because they had side jobs working at casinos. Baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn had both men placed... More »

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. More »