Genealogy Projects tagged with baseball on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Boston Red Sox (MLB)

    The Boston Red Sox are an American professional baseball team based in Boston, Massachusetts, that competes in Major League Baseball (MLB) . They are members of the East division of the American League (AL). The Red Sox have won eight World Series championships, having appeared in 12. Founded in 1901 as one of the American League's eight charter franchises, the Red Sox' home ballpark has been F...

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  • Major League Baseball (MLB)

    Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization that constitutes one of the four major professional sports leagues in North America. Teams play in the American League (AL) and National League (NL), which operated as separate legal entities from 1901 and 1876 respectively. In 2000, the leagues merged into a single organization led by the Commissioner of Baseball. The organiza...

  • San Diego Padres (MLB)

    The San Diego Padres are an American professional baseball franchise based in San Diego, California. The Padres are a member of the West division of the National League (NL) in Major League Baseball (MLB). Founded in 1969, the Padres have won the NL pennant twice: in 1984 and 1998, losing in the World Series both times. As of 2015, they have had 14 winning seasons in franchise history. The Padr...

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  • Notable people in baseball

    This project is dedicated to all those who have made baseball America's pastime. Baseball is a bat-and-ball sport played between two teams of nine players each. The goal is to score runs by hitting a thrown ball with a bat and touching a series of four bases arranged at the corners of a ninety-foot square, or diamond. Players on one team (the batting team) take turns hitting against the pitch...

  • Cincinnati Reds (MLB)

    The Cincinnati Reds is an American professional baseball team in Cincinnati, Ohio, which plays in Major League Baseball 's National League Central Division. The Cincinnati Reds were a charter member of the American Association in 1882 and joined the National League in 1890. The Reds played in the National League West from 1969 to 1993 before joining the Central Division when it was formed in ...

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  • New York Yankees (MLB)

    The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team based in the Bronx, New York City, New York, that competes in Major League Baseball (MLB). The Yankees are a member of MLB's American League (AL) East division. The Yankees are one of two Major League clubs based in New York, the other being the New York Mets. The club began play in the AL in the 1901 season as the Baltimore Orio...

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  • Pittsburgh Pirates (MLB)

    The Pittsburgh Pirates are an American professional baseball team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, that competes in Major League Baseball (MLB). They are organized in the Central Division of the National League (NL), and play their home games at PNC Park; the Pirates previously played at Forbes Field and Three Rivers Stadium, the latter of which was named after its location near the confluenc...

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  • National Baseball Hall of Fame inductees

    The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an American history museum and hall of fame, located at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, operated by private interests serving as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display of baseball-related artifacts and exhibits, and the honoring of persons who have excelled in playing, mana...

  • St. Louis Cardinals (MLB)

    The St. Louis Cardinals are a professional baseball team based in St. Louis, Missouri, that competes in the National League (NL) of Major League Baseball (MLB). The new Busch Stadium has been their home stadium since 2006. With origins as one of the early professional baseball clubs in St. Louis, entrepreneur Chris von der Ahe purchased a barnstorming club in 1881 then known as the Brown Stocki...

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  • Toronto Blue Jays (MLB)

    The Toronto Blue Jays are a Canadian professional baseball team based in Toronto, Ontario. The Blue Jays are a member of the East division of the American League (AL) in Major League Baseball (MLB), and play their home games at Rogers Centre.The "Blue Jays" name originates from the bird of the same name, and blue is also the traditional colour of two of Toronto's other professional sports teams...

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  • Houston Astros (MLB)

    The Houston Astros are an American professional baseball team located in Houston, Texas. The Astros are members of the American League (AL) West division in Major League Baseball (MLB), having moved to the division in 2013 after spending their first 51 seasons in the National League (NL). The Astros have played their home games at Minute Maid Park since 2000. The Astros were established as th...

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  • 1969 World Champion NY Mets

    The 1969 New York Mets season was the team's eighth as a Major League Baseball (MLB) franchise and culminated with them winning the World Series over the Baltimore Orioles. They played their home games at Shea Stadium. The team was managed by Gil Hodges. The team is often referred to as the "Amazin' Mets", a nickname coined by Casey Stengel, who managed the team from their inaugural season to 1...

  • Negro League Baseball

    At one time, baseball in the United States was segregated. The Blacks played with the Negro Leagues! The Negro leagues were United States professional baseball leagues comprising teams predominantly made up of African Americans. The term may be used broadly to include professional black teams outside the leagues and it may be used narrowly for the seven relatively successful leagues beginni...

  • Tip O'Neill Award

    The Tip O'Neill Award is given annually to a Canadian baseball player who is "judged to have excelled in individual achievement and team contribution while adhering to the highest ideals of the game of baseball." The award was created by the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and first presented in 1984. It is named after James "Tip" O'Neill, one of the earliest Canadian stars in Major League Baseb...

  • Jack Graney Award

    The Jack Graney Award is presented by the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum to a member of the Canadian media for their contributions to the game of baseball in Canada. The award is not presented every year, but rather when the committee believes there to be a worthy candidate.The award takes its name from Jack Graney, one of the first Canadian baseball players to enjoy success in the maj...

  • Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

    The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum is a museum located in St. Marys, Ontario, Canada. The museum commemorates great players, teams, and accomplishments of baseball in Canada.==History==The museum was founded in October 1983 in Toronto at Exhibition Place and later moved to Ontario Place theme park. In 1994, it moved to St. Marys. It is dedicated to preserving Canada's baseball heritage...