Baseball nicknames have become an integral part of the sport's culture: "In no sport are nicknames more pervasive than baseball."  This is a list of nicknames of Major League Baseball teams and players. It includes a complete list of nicknames of players in the Baseball Hall of Fame , a list of nicknames of current players, nicknames of popular players who have played for each major league team, and lists of nicknames grouped into particular categories (., ethnic nicknames, personality trait nicknames etc.). It also includes a list of nicknames of current Major League teams. Sports journalists, broadcasters and fans commonly refer to teams by a wide variety of nicknames. Many of the names are so established that newspapers routinely use the names in headlines.
First base was the highest paid position in 2010; regular starters at that position earned an average salary of $9,504,165 in compared to an overall average of $3,014,572.  Pitcher Nolan Ryan was the first player to earn an annual salary above $1 million, signing a $ million, 4-year contract with the Houston Astros in 1979.  Kirby Puckett and Rickey Henderson signed the first contracts which paid an average of $3 million a year in November 1989, while 2010 was the first season where the MLB average salary rose above that same mark.   Five of the twenty highest paid players in 2013 were members of the Yankees. Their team payroll for 2013 was $228,835,490, roughly $12 million above the second-largest Los Angeles Dodgers .  The Yankees have drawn criticism for their payroll, with some claiming it undermines the parity of MLB.  
Full Printable List of 2 1/4 Baseball Bats
For quick reference on the field, with composites included (printable PDF format).
Visual List - 2 1/4, Baseball
List of licensed, approved composite-barrel baseball bats for Majors and below.
Licensed 2 1/4 baseball bats, for convenient and scalable display on smart phones, tablets and other internet-enabled portable digital devices.
Failed NCAA BBCOR Testing and Failed Performance Compliance Testing (2 ¼ inch barrel bats only).