Baseball Players

Hall of Fame Players are truly heads and shoulders above the rest of the players in the league's history. See which players earned a bronze statue in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Aroldis Chapman holds the most records for the fastest pitch ever recorded, but adjusting old records for current standards adds a couple older contenders.

By Zach Taras

Jackie Robinson is rightfully lauded for breaking Major League Baseball's color barrier in 1947. But there were many unsung players who paved the way for Robinson's momentous breakthrough.

By Chris Opfer

Born in Baltimore in 1895 George Ruth Jr. became one of baseball's greatest players. He forever changed the way baseball was played, inventing the home run as an offensive weapon. Learn how Babe Ruth made baseball history on HowStuffWorks.

By Paul Adomites & Saul Wisnia