Baseball Lists / Legendary Lists

Humorous lists, instructional lists, rank-oriented lists, and quite a few other memorable baseball lists are in Baseball Almanac's Legendary Lists section. Ted Williams took time to rank the batters he believed were the twenty best, while Satchel Paige gave fans tips on how to stay young. These two, and several other legendary lists, have been told and retold throughout the years and below you'll discover some of the more memorable lists in baseball history.

"Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you." - Satchel Paige (From his legendary list on How To Keep Young )
Baseball Lists

In Baseball History

50 Biggest Baseball Myths
by Brandon Toropov
50 Greatest Sluggers
by The Sporting News
100 Greatest Indians Roster
by The Cleveland Indians
A Ball Players Life
by Sports Illustrated
All Century Team
by Mastercard, MLB, & the Fans
All Metrodome Team
by Wendy's, the Minnesota Twins, & the Fans
All Time Rawlings Gold Glove Team
by Rawlings, Experts & the Fans
Baseball Digest Covers
by Baseball Almanac
Baseball Dynasties
by Rob Neyer & Eddie Epstein
Big Ten List
by Ernie Harwell
Civil Rights Games
by Baseball Almanac
Gone Too Soon
by CNN / Sports Illustrated
Jewish Baseball Players
by Baseball Almanac
Lau's Laws on Hitting
by Charley Lau, Jr.
Marathon Games
by Philip J. Lowry
Opening Day Feats
by the National Baseball Hall of Fame
Perfect Score in the Annual Player Rankings
by Baseball Almanac (Elias Ranking System)
Rules of "Scientific Heckling"
by The Iron Lung of Shibe Park
Spitball Pitchers
by The Rules Committee
The 400 Greatest
by Total Baseball
Top Players of the Century
by The Associated Press
Triple Headers
by Baseball Almanac
Triple Milestones
by Bill Gilbert
Wheaties Baseball Boxes
by Baseball Almanac
Not So Legendary Lists

In Baseball History

Baseball Suicides
by Baseball Almanac
Mexican League Banned Players
by Baseball Almanac
Mitchell Report
by Senator George J. Mitchell
Replacement Players
by Baseball Almanac
Steroid Suspensions
by Baseball Almanac
Baseball Fever Legendary Lists

In Baseball History

Almost Perfect Perfect Game Club
by Baseball Almanac (on Baseball Fever)
Infinite ERA Club
by Baseball Almanac (on Baseball Fever)
Inside The Park Grand Slams
by Baseball Almanac (on Baseball Fever)
Left-Handed Catchers
by Baseball Almanac (on Baseball Fever)
New York Mets / New York Yankees
by Baseball Almanac (on Baseball Fever)
No At-Bats & A Perfect OBP Club
by Baseball Almanac (on Baseball Fever)
Opening Day Grand Slam Club
by Baseball Almanac (on Baseball Fever)
Legendary Lists


Do you remember which Major League baseball player received the most votes during the recent All Century Team elections?

The Society for American Baseball Research (SABR), of which Baseball Almanac is a member, has written several great lists which appear on this page.

Ted Williams gave hitting advice and ranked the twenty best hitters ever, but did you know that Ty Cobb actually discussed some batting tips with a fellow player?

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