Thank You, Pittsburgh

This team will always mean a lot to me. And this city will always mean everything.

Forward Momentum

Welcome to Forward Momentum, a series presented by Citi. In this episode, all-star third baseman Todd Frazier reflects on what it means to be a true New Jersey athlete.

Our 17 Favorite Photos From 2017

Athletes and their families gave photographers from The Players’ Tribune extraordinary access in 2017. Below are our 17 favorite images of the year.

Vote for Vlad

I want to see my dad make it into the Hall of Fame because he deserves it — he put up the numbers, and he played the game the right way. But I also want to see him get in…

Vote Por Vlad

Yo quiero ver a mi papá en el Salón de la Fama porque él se lo ha ganado – él logró los números, y jugó de la manera correcta. Pero también lo quiero ver entrar porque sé que lo haría…

Papi Got Back

Following the Yankees' shutout victory over the Astros in Game 5 of the 2017 American League Championship Series, Alex Rodriguez saw his opportunity to turn his co-host and Red Sox legend David Ortiz into a Yankees fan. With some help from…

Muchas Gracias, Béisbol

Así que gracias, Papi. Gracias por decirme que creías en mi habilidad de ser un gran pelotero profesional y gracias por permitirme tomar mis propias decisiones. Creo que ustedes estarán de acuerdo conmigo, tomé la decisión correcta.

Muchas Gracias, Béisbol

Thank you, Dad, for telling me that you believed in my ability to be a great pro ballplayer, and thank you for allowing me to make my own decisions. I think you will agree that I made the right choice.

A Magical Year for Los Angeles

Retired Dodger Shawn Green hits the streets of Los Angeles to ask fans about the home team.


I found out that Yordano died on the TV. It was just, like, “Nah … he dead? From a car crash? Nah, he isn’t. He isn’t dead dead. They ain’t talking about Yordano, man."

The Run that Sank Pittsburgh

I was a 32 year-old guy with six knee operations in the can and a big old knee brace on his leg. I was probably the worst possible person to have on base in a situation where you desperately needed…

The Walk-Off

When Aaron Boone walked up to the plate in the bottom of the 11th inning during game 7 of the 2003 ALCS, he had a feeling. One pitch and one swing later, the Yankees were headed to the World Series.…