In 2020, Jacob deGrom sets out to become the first pitcher in Major League history to win three consecutive Cy Young Awards. If he does that, he will also become the 11th pitcher in Major League history with three plus Cy Young Awards.
Can you name the 10 who have done it? Good luck!
So far, Carlos Beltran and Alex Cora are the only 2017 Houston Astros who have had to face any repercussions for their involvement in the sign stealing scandal. That will change for 21 players as they will have to face their new teammates and explain their actions.
Can you name the 21? Good luck!
Marwin Gonzalez Jake Marisnick J.D. Davis Derek Fisher Tyler White Cameron Maybin Juan Centeno Tony Kemp Max Stassi Colin Moran Teoscar Hernandez Mike Fiers Cameron Maybin Charlie Morton Dallas Keuchel Ken Giles Michael Feliz Will Harris James Hoyt Francisco Liriano Tyler Clippard Jandel Gustave
Instead of talking about the Wilpons and how Mets fans continue to be plagued with inept and miserly ownership who celebrated wife beaters and fires unwed pregnant women, let’s take a moment to celebrate the good people in baseball history.
There are eight people in MLB history who have won the Roberto Clemente Award and the Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award. Can you named them? Good luck!
Lost in the shuffle of Derek Jeter falling one vote short of a unanimous induction into the Hall of Fame is the Colorado Rockies having their first ever player being inducted into the Hall of Fame.
This leaves just the Tampa Bay Rays and the Florida Marlins as the only teams without a Hall of Famer. The next player inducted for those teams will be their first.
Can you name the first Hall of Famer inducted for the other 28 teams? Good luck!
Babe Ruth Jimmy Collins George Sisler Roberto Alomar Tris Speaker Nap Lajoie Eddie Collins Ty Cobb Walter Johnston George Brett Eddie Plank Rube Waddell Nolan Ryan Vladimir Guerrero Tom Seaver Craig Biggio Hugh Duffy Grover Cleveland Alexander Gary Carter Rogers Hornsby Cap Anson edd Roush Robin Yount Christy Mathewson Dave Winfield Larry Walker Willie Keeler Randy Johnson
A month from now, Pitchers and Catchers will begin reporting, and soon thereafter, a new decade of Major League Baseball will be upon us. Before that happens, lets take a look back at the players who were the best for their respective teams over the past decade.
Brett Gardner Mookie Betts Manny Machado Jose Bautista Evan Longoria Miguel Cabrera Alex Gordon Joe Mauer Corey Kluber Chris Sale Marcus Semien Mike Trout Felix Hernandez Jose Altuve Adrian Beltre Jacob deGrom Stephen Strasburg Cole Hamels Giancarlo Stanton Freddie Freeman Yadier Molina Andrew McCutchen Joey Votto Jonathan Lucroy Anthony Rizzo Buster Posey Clayton Kershaw Chase Headley Nolan Arenado Paul Goldschmidt
With the Mets officially signing and introducing Dellin Betances, the team has not only acquired one of the best relievers in the game (when healthy), but with Betances standing at 6’8″, they have also obtained one of the tallest players in Major League history.
Of the 10 tallest, four of them have played with the Mets. That includes the tallest Major League player in history. Can you name all 10 players? Good luck!
The 2010s saw the first no-hitter in Mets history as well as the first back-to-back Cy Young winner. There was an All Star Game start, a Rookie of the Year, and so much more.
Through it all, can you name the 10 best pitchers of the decade? Good luck!
Over the course of the 2010 decade, we saw the Madoff scandal, a rebuild, a pennant, and a whole lot of losing. Through it all, we saw some terrific players and performances. Can you name the top 10 Mets position players over the course of the decade? Good luck!
With the 2010 decade in the books, at least in a baseball sense, it is time to start looking at who were some of the best players over the course of the decade. For starters, can you name who were the best pitchers over the course of the decade (minimum 700.0 IP)? Good luck!