Rick Ferrell brought tremendous skill to the often-overlooked post of catcher. When Rick Ferrell retired, he had toiled behind the plate for more games than any previous American League catcher, and played over 18 seasons for three teams. Read his stats.
WHAT'S INSIDE: BASEBALL
Despite an unimpressive season win-loss record of 83-78, the 2006 baseball season featured the St. Louis Cardinals unexpectedly winning the World Series over the Detroit Tigers. Learn more about the 2006 baseball season.
Known as "The Year of the Pitchter," the 1968 baseball season featured the Detroit Tigers winning their first Series since 1945. The league-leading hitter only eked out a .301 average. See other highlights of the 1968 baseball season.