10 Greatest Hitter-Pitcher Rivalries in MLB History

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10 Greatest Hitter-Pitcher Rivalries in MLB History

Things are getting chippy again in the Red Sox vs. Yankees rivalry. This time it's first baseman Mark Teixeira for the Bombers and Vicente Padilla of the Sox.

After verbal barbs, punctuated by trading homers and hit by pitches, the two have made headlines for as many off-the-field instances as on-the-field ones. 

And after the last couple meetings following those public comments, when Teixeira hit a bomb and took a little extra time on his stroll around the bases...it cemented the two of them in baseball lore as one of the greatest hitter versus pitcher rivalries in MLB history.

But there are 10 others that really stand out to me. Who makes the cut? Read on:

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