Stanley Frank Musial, was also known as "Stan the Man," was a legendary American baseball player. He spent 22 seasons in the MLB, primarily with the St Louis Cardinals, and holds numerous records, including for career hits and runs batted in. Musial was a seven-time batting champion, a three-time MVP, and a member of three World Series championship teams. He was welcomed into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1969 and shares the record for the most All-Star Games played with Hank Aaron and Willie Mays.
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Sometimes all we want is someone else to share the same interests as we do. There’s nothing quite as lonely as sitting at home alone and watching the latest game without anyone to share the victories (and the losses) with. Fortunately, the game of baseball is incredibly easy to fall in love with, and making another person love it too is a relatively easy process for those that want to start enjoying the game with their friends.
There is a lot of information to take in when betting on a sport. For most bettors, it’s easy enough to simply put money down on a team and then see what happens, but for those punters that want to make real money by the time the game or series comes to an end, a little more research and knowledge is needed before any informed decisions can be made.
There has never been a more profitable period in time to jump into baseball betting. Now with millions of punters from around the world, as well as excellent coverage from dozens of different bookies, baseball betting has become a legitimise pastime and a great way of making some extra money every month.
The world of baseball is packed with a rich history, adrenaline-pumping action, and, of course, a whole load of superstitions. These superstitions are widely believed and followed by players, managers, and even fans.
George Herman (Babe) Ruth overshadowed the game. He remains to this day the very soul of baseball. His career, on and off the field, made him one of the most legendary Americans to have ever lived.
A lot of people all over the world wonder why the World Series is a USA-only event. How can only teams from one country compete in a tournament to be champions of the world in baseball? The truth of the matter is, the actual world champions would be the team that wins the World Baseball Classic. This is an international tournament, where national teams compete every few years (much like a World Cup).
There’s no denying that being a professional athlete or sports player is fairly lucrative, with some of the most successful players of all time ending their careers with hundreds of millions in their bank accounts. Baseball is not exempt from this rule; instead some of the highest paid players of all time made their fortunes playing baseball. These are some of the most financially successful baseball players in history.
Baseball cards have long been a favourite amongst sports memorabilia collectors. They range widely in value, and mainly due to the fact that baseball is the most followed pastime in the United States, there’s no shortage of cards of different players and from different time periods. Some baseball cards, however, are so rare that they’re worth millions, while others are virtually priceless. These are some of the most valuable baseball cards of all time.
While you may consider yourself to be a huge fan of baseball, we doubt you know all 10 of these interesting facts about baseball! Here we discover the oldest baseball park still in use today, the lifespan of a Major League baseball, and who has won the most World Series titles.