Cubs legend and Hall of Famer Ernie Banks had the kind of aura that made you want to be a better person.
Tony Gwynn was a pure contact hitter, and he played the game as if the ball were on a tee.
He has been both very good and very bad in the early going with the Dodgers. But one year into his major league career, Yasiel Puig is beginning to match his incredible talent to his unlimited potential.
Mike Trout is a five-tool player, but that's not what makes him great. Not by a long shot.
Make no mistake about it, umpires get it right -- and they get it right a lot. And that was before expanded replay.
How it plays out between Jimmy Rollins and Ryne Sandberg depends on how well they decide to communicate.
Yankees legend Derek Jeter is going out on his own terms, writing the final chapter of a storied career himself.
Batting against Greg Maddux was an act of futility because there was no way you could ever have success against him.
Ryan Freel's suicide illustrates some of the hidden dangers of baseball, and Doug Glanville says MLB should do what it can to protect its players. Banning home plate collisions is a good step.
It's fitting and proper that Roy Halladay chose to retire as a member of the Blue Jays rather than the Phillies.
No player is too small to star on baseball's big October stage.
After a 162-game regular season, it makes no sense for baseball to then have a wild-card round in which one loss will eliminate a team.
At 38 years old and in his 17th big league season, Detroit's Torii Hunter continues to evolve as a player.
Alex Rodriguez's performance impacts something much greater than his numbers or the Yankee win column. A clean and successful A-Rod could actually help Major League Baseball.
An attempt to exact vigilante justice on Alex Rodriguez may have turned the controversial slugger into a sympathetic figure.
Yes, Alex Rodriguez is a role model. The question is what we can learn from the example he sets.