We’re always looking for new and unique ways to tell stories, but the first one we want to talk about is the most unique game in MLB history.
We’ve all been there: You’ve been stuck in a frustrating situation where your favorite team is down a game, and you’re wondering if it’s worth your time to play the next game because it’s closer.
Or maybe you’ve just watched your team get obliterated in a meaningless playoff game.
Whatever the case may be, if you’re playing MLB 2K18 and want to learn more about the history of baseball, you can take a look at the first game in the franchise’s history, the most-played baseball game ever, and the most iconic player in MLB History.
The most-unique game in baseball history: In honor of MLB 2k18’s 20th anniversary, we’re breaking down all of the best games that came before, from the earliest to the most recent.
The greatest players in MLB 2, as they were known, are listed below.
They are: Babe Ruth: The greatest player in baseball, but more importantly, the greatest player ever to wear a uniform.
Ruth was a Hall of Famer who went on to become the most successful pitcher of all time, a three-time Cy Young Award winner, and one of the greatest hitters in the history a player like Joe DiMaggio.
He was a player of such impact that his jersey is still worn by a number of players today.
He’s one of our favorites because he’s so much more than a baseball player.
Baseball: He was also a great athlete, and his exploits are so iconic that they inspire countless movie and TV shows.
The best pitcher in baseball: He helped lead the Detroit Tigers to three World Series titles.
He played in four World Series with the team that won it all in 1958.
He made two All-Star teams, including the first two in franchise history.
He also won a World Series in the 1960s, the first time he did so.
He became the first pitcher to win five Cy Young awards.
He is the only pitcher in franchise annals to win the award in five different years.
He won four Gold Gloves, including three in 1958, three in 1959, and three in 1960.
He helped win the 1956 MVP, as well as the 1955 Gold Glove and the 1956 Gold Glide.
He has the distinction of being the only player in franchise sports history to win both the MVP and the Gold Glider.
He went on a six-game winning streak in 1961, the longest active streak in the majors.
He led the Tigers to a World Championship and three pennants, as a pitcher.
He retired with a record of 8-9, with a 4.71 ERA.
His two championships in a row in 1961 earned him a Cy Young award.
The legend of Hank Aaron: He’s the best pitcher of the last half-century, and he’s been a member of every major league team.
He started his career in the minors in 1963 with the Kansas City Royals.
He then moved up to the big leagues with the Washington Senators in 1965, before moving on to the Cubs in 1966.
He got his first major league win in a big-league game in a three game sweep of the Chicago Cubs.
He and Cy Young winner Cy Young runner-up Nolan Ryan became the only two players to play in the All-Time Series (the two-time reigning champions of the game).
Aaron won four Cy Young Awards, including two in 1967, three more in 1968, and four more in 1970.
He holds the record for the most career victories in a single season, with 639.
He hit the franchise record for wins in a season with 5,965 in 1969.
He tied the record in 1973 with 869 wins.
He broke the record by winning six Cy Youngs in a career.
He joined Joe Di Maggio and Jimmie Foxx as the only players to win three World Championships in the same year.
He owns the franchise records for wins and shutouts, and owns the second most career strikeouts in the game.
He set a career high in wins with a career-high 756.
He passed Mantle and Hall of Fame Hall of Famers Hank Aaron and Lou Gehrig in wins, with 1,543.
He posted a .908 winning percentage.
The story of one of baseball’s greatest players: Babe, the Hall of Namer, is the first player in the MLB history to hit three home runs in one game.
His first homer was his fifth of the season on April 1, 1958, when the New York Mets beat the Detroit Lions.
He reached three home run totals in each of his first two seasons, including a record seven homers in 1963.
His home runs were part of an 80-game scoring streak that ran from September to December 1958.
His batting average and slugging percentage topped the charts in 1958