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 »

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 MLB.tv or MLB Extra Innings. MLB.tv provides online streaming of all Major League Baseball games. MLB Extra Innings provide... More »

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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 »

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. More »

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... More »