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Baseball's American League has 14 teams which are divided up into three divisions, the East, Central and the West. Learn about the Hall of Fame American League teams.

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Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame Members

The Baseball Hall of Fame is located in Cooperstown New York. Luis Aparicio, Joe Kelley, and Jim Palmer are a few of the players who played for the Orioles. Learn about the greatest Hall of Fame members who played for the Baltimore Orioles.


The only Hall of Fame member to come from the Seattle Mariners is Gaylord Perry. Learn more about Seattle Hall of Famer Gaylord Perry and the efforts that got him into the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. See more »

Like the Seattle Mariners, the young Tampa Bay Devil Rays team has had only one Hall of Fame player on its roster honored in Cooperstown, New York: infielder Wade Boggs. Learn more about Wade Boggs and the Devil Rays. See more »

There are several Hall of Fame players who have spent time on the Texas Rangers ballclub, like pitching aces Nolan Ryan and Ferguson Jenkins. Learn more about the Hall of Famers from the Texas Rangers baseball team. See more »

The Toronto Blue Jays have landed a few players in the Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. Learn about Hall of Fame members and gritty competitors who played for the Toronto Blue Jays, like Paul Molitor, Phil Niekro, and Dave Winfield. See more »

The Baseball Hall of Fame is located in Cooperstown New York. Luis Aparicio, Joe Kelley, and Jim Palmer are a few of the players who played for the Orioles. Learn about the greatest Hall of Fame members who played for the Baltimore Orioles. See more »

The Baseball Hall of Fame is located in Cooperstown, New York. Learn about Hall of Fame members who played for the Boston Red Sox, including Cy Young, Babe Ruth, and Wade Boggs. See more »

The Baseball Hall of Fame is in Cooperstown New York. Learn about Hall of Fame members who played for the Chicago White Sox, including players such as Luis Aparicio, Red Faber, and Hoyt Wilhelm. See more »

The Baseball Hall of Fame is located in Cooperstown New York. Learn about Hall of Fame members who played for the Cleveland Indians, including players such as Phil Niekro, Satchel Paige, and Cy Young. See more »

The Baseball Hall of Fame is located in Cooperstown New York. Learn about Hall of Fame members who played for the Detroit Tigers, including players such as Ty Cobb, Heinie Manush, and Goose Goslin. See more »

The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown contains shrines to some of the best players to ever play for the Kansas City Royals. Members of this team include the great George Brett. Here you can learn about him and other Hall of Fame Kansas City Royals. See more »