Lou Gehrig


There are so many inconceivable skills necessary to hit Major League pitching, but if I had to pick one that most boggles the mind it would simply be this: recognizing, in an instant, whether a pi


Though he played in the Long Ball Era, those closest to Frank Thomas remember it was clear from the outset he was a different type of talent.


COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — In 1991, Frank Thomas set foot in the Baseball Hall of Fame building for the very first time.


It wasn’t exactly a Wally Pipp scenario—baseball’s New York Yankees first baseman who famously missed a game due to illness and was replaced by Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig, never to regain his spot—b