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Baseball's Best @150 Book

Comprehensive guide to the best players, pitchers, and fielders in baseball history at the 150th Anniversary of the Major Leagues (1871-2020) for the baseball fan. Includes the Top 500 batters, Top 250 pitchers, and the Top 150 Fielders at every position through the history of the sport, and the Top Seasons of All-Time and team.

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Baseball News

Baseball News

No Members Elected to Hall of Fame in 2021

No eligible players for election to the Baseball Hall of Fame reached the 75% number for election on the 2021 ballot. The elections for the various Veterans Committee has been postponed to a later date and also will not place anybody into the Hall of Fame during this year. Players chosen during the 2020 cycle will be inducted this summer; Derek Jeter, Larry Walker, and by the veteran committee, Ted Simmons.

Baseball's Best @ 150


Check out our books, including the newest Baseball's Best @ 150, the countdown of the best ever at the 150th anniversary of Major League Baseball.

Baseball History Notes

Deacon White

Baseball History Fact

April 4, 1871 - The first professional baseball league, the National Association, debuts with a game between the Cleveland Forest Citys and the Fort Wayne Kekiongas. Fort Wayne won the initial official game 2 to 0.

What else happened that year? January 17, 1871 - Andrew Smith Hallidie patents an improvement in endless wire and rope ways for cable cars. And on November 17, 1871 - The National Rifle Association is granted a charter by the State of New York.

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