One April 15, all players, coaches, and umpires of the MLB wear the jersey number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson, the first African American MLB player, who played his first MLB game on April 15, 1947.
Now when the season is over the players go on vacation & enjoy there time off,years ago after the season most of the players didn`t make enough money playing baseball so they went to work in the off season...With the money they make today no pro ball player has to worry about that..
Listing players alphabetically in the historical stats section on http://www.mlb.com (http://mlb.mlb.com/stats/historical/entry.jsp) gives a final entry of 17,289 as of today, 9/4/10.
Because they have more competition nowadays cause there are more talented players then back in the days.
By today's standards, very little. No MLB player in 1947 made over $100,000. Hank Greenburg of the Pittsburgh Pirates was the highest paid player in 1947 at $80,000. Salaries back then, except for the very best players, were generally not revealed ... there was no union and most fans considered it almost a privilege to play baseball as a career. Joe DiMaggio of the Yankees was the first player to earn $100,000 a season, that being in 1949.
for terry of course
to honor Jackie Robinson
According to baseball-reference.com, there are 8,609 current or former baseball players still living. Assuming none of them have moved to Neptune, there is your answer.
In rememberance of 9/11
Baseball players are millionaires today. The average salary is for a baseball player today is over three million dollars per year. However, back in the 1950's, the average baseball salary was only around $13,000 per year.
Here are some popular baseball players, to name a few:Derek JeterAlex RodriguezCarlos BeltranTroy TulowitskiMariano RiveraTim LincecumBrian Wilson
very because without fashion we wouldnt be wearing the clothes that we are wearing today
Today she is wearing (what she usually wears) skinny jeans (most likely ripped) and today specificly she's wearing a black t-shirt.
Jackie Robinson was the first African-American player in Major League Baseball. This paved the way for other African-American baseball players to play professionally.
In memory of Roberto Rosato who died today; a former Italian national team player.