Warren Spahn, left handed pitcher for the Milwaukee Braves, is about...
Warren Spahn, left handed pitcher for the Milwaukee Braves, is about to deliver a pitch in County Stadium in 1957.
Boston Red Sox Carl Yastrzemski on first base vs St. Louis Cardinals...
Boston Red Sox Carl Yastrzemski on first base vs St. Louis Cardinals Orlando Cepeda during game at Fenway Park. Neil Leifer X12713 )
It was a career started late due to the color of his skin, and ended early after a tragic auto accident. In between, Roy Campanella blazed across the baseball landscape with 10 years of catching perfection.
SI's Best Photos of Hank Aaron
Hall of Famer and 21-time MLB All-Star Hank Aaron, whom many baseball fans still consider to be the game's true home run king — his 755 career home runs is second only to Barry Bonds' 762 — turned 83 years old on Feb. 5, 2017. In celebration of Hammerin' Hank's 83rd birthday, we present SI's 44 best photos of No. 44 through the years.
ATLANTA, GA - CIRCA 1960's: Outfielder Hank Aaron of the Atlanta...
ATLANTA, GA - CIRCA 1960's: Outfielder Hank Aaron of the Atlanta Braves stands at the plate ready to hit during a circa mid 1960's Major League Baseball game at Atlanta Futon County Stadium in...
EDDIE MATHEWS – A GREAT PLAYER OFTEN OVERLOOKED! | Baseball History Comes Alive!
The one thing I'm proudest of is that every day I played, I gave it the best I had. – Eddie Mathews
Award-winning baseball history
Last weekend, I was in Cleveland attending the Seymour Medal conference as the keynote speaker, but that's less interesting than the conference, and particularly the raison d'etre for the event itself.