|Baseball's Top 10 Most Memorable Moments|
|Major League Baseball and MasterCard, which sponsored the fan balloting, announced the results before Game 4 of the World Series in San Francisco.
||Cal Ripken Jr. of the Baltimore Orioles breaks Lou Gehrig's consecutive games played record in 1995.
||Hank Aaron of the Atlanta Braves breaks Babe Ruth's all-time home run record in 1974.
||Jackie Robinson joins the Brooklyn Dodgers, becoming the first African-American player in modern major league baseball in 1947.
||The St. Louis Cardinals' Mark McGwire and Chicago Cubs' Sammy Sosa race to beat Roger Maris' season home run record in 1998.
||Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees retires from major league baseball in 1939 with his "luckiest man" farewell speech.
||Pete Rose breaks the all-time career hits record in 1985, surpassing Ty Cobb's mark of 4,191.
||Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox hits .406 in 1941, the last player to end a season with an average above .400.
||Joe DiMiaggio of the New York Yankees hits in a record 56 straight games during the 1941 season.
||Kirk Gibson's pinch-hit home run in the bottom of the ninth inning wins Game 1 of the 1988 World Series.
||Nolan Ryan pitches his record-extending seventh career no-hitter in 1991.