Before he was the top overall selection in the 1983 NFL draft, John Elway was a 22-year-old starring in the outfield and at the plate in the New York-Penn League.
Learn all about the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues, now known as Minor League Baseball, from its inception more than a century ago to its mission statement, evolution and accomplishments over the years.
From Patrick Powers to Pat O'Conner, get to know the 11 individuals who have held the title of President of Minor League Baseball from 1901 to the present day.
Each year, Minor League Baseball hands out a number of awards to standout teams and individuals -- including the John H. Johnson President's Award for the best franchise, the Rawlings Award for the outstanding woman executive and the King of Baseball for long-time dedication and service. View the complete list of all award winners over the years.
From the historic to the record-setting to the wacky, scroll through a day-by-day account of significant on-field events and achievements from around the Minor Leagues.
Has there ever been a more dominant club than the 1934 Los Angeles Angels and their historic run through the Pacific Coast League? Minor League Baseball presents the best teams of the 20th century.
Before he was an icon, before he established himself in the uppermost echelon of the game's greatest players, Hank Aaron was a skinny teenager from Mobile, Alabama, with Major League dreams.
In 1954, Joe Bauman was a small-town guy playing for a small-town team. But that year he belted 72 home runs while batting .400/.535/.916 to cement his place in Minor League history.
Built in 1910, Rickwood Field is the oldest baseball stadium in the country. And it's being preserved through a unique partnership between the Birmingham Barons and Friends of Rickwood Field.
The longest game in the history of professional baseball took place in 1981 between the Triple-A Rochester Red Wings and Pawtucket Red Sox -- a 33-inning marathon took more than eight hours over two different days to complete. Look back at this unique and highly celebrated event.
In February 1994, four months after the first of his three retirements from the NBA, Michael Jordan signed a Minor League contract with the White Sox. Look back on his season in the Double-A Southern League.
Before breaking the Major League color barrier in 1947, Hall of Famer Jackie Robinson led the Montreal Royals to the International League and Little World Series titles while hitting .349/.468/.462.