Toronto Blue Jays Manny Lee signal safe, mirroring the umpire, after breaking up a double play to the shock of NY Yankees Andy Stankowitz (looking up in amazement) and Mike Gallego charging in from behind. 1992 Baseball Hall of Fame First Place Action and First Place Sports Action in 1992 Pictures of the Year. ©Mark D Phillips
Randy Vallarde of the New York Yankees flies high over Baltimore Orioles Cal Ripken Jr to complete a double play.
One Handed No-Hitter
Jim Abbott reacts to his no-hitter at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 4, 1993, against the Cleveland Indians. Abbott, who remains involved with Major League Baseball, is hoping that his ties to baseball will help get the word out that there are employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
Fan wearing a Greed Tshirt throws dollar bills at New York Mets player Bobby Bonilla.
Willie Randolph's last game as a player for the New York Mets
Jackie Robinson Grave in Cypress Hills Cemetery in Queens, New York.
The Brooklyn Excelsiors baseball club was located at 133 Clinton Street. One of the earliest organized baseball teams featured James Creighton, who may have thrown the first curve ball.
Cooperstown Hawkeyes game on July 3 against the Elmira Pioneers at Doubleday Field in Cooperstown, New York
Batter: Emilio Alonso of Back Hawk C.C. in Moline, Ill
Exhibit of items from Atlanta Fulton County Stadium on April 8, 1974 when Henry "Hank" Aaron hit his 715th homerun to pass Babe Ruth as the all-time leader for homeruns. National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York
James Creighton, Jr of the Brooklyn Excelsiors tombstone in Green-wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY. Did he throw the first curve ball or not?
Charles H. Ebbets, builder of Ebbets Field, and early baseball owner, grave in Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, NY
Site of Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, NY, is now the site of a housing complex that has now been there longer than the stadium.
Reggie Jackson Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Cooperstown, NY on August 1, 1993
Reggie Jackson Hall of Fame Induction
Reggie Jackson of the New York Yankees speaks during his induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, on August 1, 1993
Reggie Jackson of the New York Yankees is introduced during his induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, on August 1, 1993
Carli Lloyd and Abby Wambach celebrate on their float during the Ticker Tape parade in New York City on Friday, July 10, 2015, in the Canyon of Heroes in lower Manhattan with Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife Chirlaine.
Hope Solo holds the Daily News showing "CHAMPS" during the Ticker Tape parade in New York City on Friday, July 10, 2015, in the Canyon of Heroes in lower Manhattan.
Clemson University's Ray Williams catches a pass over Georgia Tech's Sammy Lilly during game at Clemson's Death Valley on Sept. 28, 1985.
Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan goes up for a layup against Jaysen Williams of the New Jersey Nets as Nets Rick Mahorn watches.
New York Knicks Patrick Ewing celebrates against the Miami Heat Alonzo Mourning
Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls makes a move between New York Knicks defenders at Madison Square Garden with teammate Scotty Pippen in background.
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