There have been three pitchers to strikeout 20 batters in one game and one pitcher to strikeout 21 batters in a game. The three to strikeout 20 were Kerry Wood, Roger Clemens, and Randy Johnson. All three struckout all those batters in a nine inning game. The pitcher to strikeout 21 batters, Tom Cheney, needed 16 innings. Cheney's 21 strikeouts is the MLB record for strikeouts by a pitcher in a single game.
According to Baseball Almanac, there have been no MLB players from Ecuador through the 2008 season.
Barry Bonds does, with 7 MVPs.
There were many famous players who are legends of major league baseball. First of Nick joynson had hit 3 grand slams with your mother.
Baseball players, and also many other sports players tend to be superstitious. Because of that, many major league baseball players, including pitchers will wear a necklace for good luck. Other "good luck charms" are unseen, as they are hidden by their uniforms.
A DH is a designated hitter in baseball. The American League uses DH's to bat in the lineup so that the pitchers do not need to actually bat. In the National League there are no DH's and the pitchers must bat just like the other position players.
In Major League Baseball History 235 players have hit for the cycle.
The number of players on a major league team is 9, so if you don't count the pitcher, there would be 8. The American league also has a designated hitter (DH) who bats, but does not take the field on defense.
There is no height requirement for major league baseball players. I will add this observation though. Generally speaking most scouts recommend pitchers and first basemen to be 6 feet tall. There are exception's to this of course.
There have been over 16,000 players to play MLB baseball in its 130+ year history.
Generally there are 12 pitchers on the 40 man roster for a major league team.
Both Pitchers: Whitey Ford from the New York Yankees and Hal Newhouser from his hometown the Detroit Tigers.