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Extra Base Hits (The Underrated Baseball Statistic): Active Top 10 MLB Leaders

Rank Player (age 2017, seasons) Extra Base Hits

(1) Albert Pujols, LAA – (37, 16)  – 1209

(2) Adrian Beltre, TEX – (38, 19) – 1072… 1,046 more words

Mike Trout

Roberto Clemente: Hall of Fame Player, Great Person

On this day 44 years ago, the world lost a Hall of Fame baseball player and a great humanitarian.  Thirty-eight-year-old Roberto Clemente, revered as a national hero in Puerto Rico, was leading a relief aid team flying supplies to earthquake-ravaged Nicaragua when the small aircraft exploded and crashed into the ocean shortly after takeoff.   502 more words

Baseball Cards

Ralph Branca Wasn't The Only Pitcher Remembered For One Pitch (Giuseppe)

You can ask any baseball fan if a hitter is remembered for one at bat, they probably did something big. Walk-off home run in the Postseason, the game-winning double, or maybe the sac bunt to send a team to the World Series. 1,056 more words

Giuseppe

Hank's rainy night in Georgia (April 8, 1974)

April 8, 2014 was the 40th anniversary of Aaron’s 715th career home run, the one that eclipsed Ruth’s amazing record of 714. In my family, we had all waited for this night. 515 more words

Atlanta Braves (1966 - Present)

Top 5 Memories at Turner Field

Baseball is about to close down another season, and my Atlanta Braves closed down Turner Field (1997-2016) earlier this month. Time to reflect on so many great sights and sounds through the years at The Ted: 486 more words