St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols grabs his left wrist after being injured on a play at first base during a game against the Kansas City Royals Sunday, June 19, 2011, in St. Louis.
June 20, 2011 The St. Louis Cardinals first baseman is a three-time league MVP and arguably baseball's best player. His team is tied for the lead of the National League's Central division.
Willie Mays in midair, 1954
May 25, 2011 A legendary photographer captures a legendary baseball player.
February 15, 2011 Smokeless tobacco is on the rise among young males in the country. Bills in Congress would ban chew from Major League Baseball for good. Lawmakers may want to reach out to pitcher Stephen Strasburg. His quest to quit was recently profiled.
February 7, 2011 For most sports fans, Sunday's Super Bowl represents an end –- the midwinter conclusion of a season that began in training camps in the almost forgotten heat of late July. To Neal Conan, the end of football heralds the start of baseball.
Infielder Roberto Alomar of the Baltimore Orioles in 1998.
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January 5, 2011 Alomar was a second baseman who earned 10 Gold Gloves. Blyleven, a pitcher, was a hard-throwing strikeout artist.
Matt DeMavge checks out the bull atop the left outfield wall at Durham Bulls Athletic Park in Durham, N.C., home of Tampa Bay's Triple-A affiliate.
July 22, 2010 Major League Baseball's farm teams will start immediate testing of players human growth hormone.
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