I'm not above taking ideas for blog posts from where ever I can find them. My first thought was to illustrate the 5 ways with baseball cards but after looking at over 500 cards, I couldn't a single card which illustrated any of them. So I turned to Google Image.
Base on Balls
Being sent in as a pitch runner
According to the caption on this picture, Lou Gehrig made his Yankee debut as a pinch runner on June 15, 1923