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Players who won the World Series with the Red Sox and Yankees

Players who won the World Series with the Red Sox and Yankees
July 26, 2012 No Comments »

Ruth, Schang, Scott, and Damon are the only players who were regular position players for both the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox when they won a world title. The others were either pitchers or utility players. Only Ruth ... Read More »

The 10 most important games played at Fenway Park

The 10 most important games played at Fenway Park
April 24, 2012 No Comments »

This season marks 100 years of Fenway Park. Last week the Boston Red Sox celebrated with a wonderful celebration that included nearly 200 former players before a game against the New York Yankees. That’s appropriate because the Red Sox and ... Read More »

Origins behind some puzzling baseball terms

Origins behind some puzzling baseball terms
April 20, 2012 1 Comment »

Of all professional team sports in North America, baseball has been around the longest. Springing out of the 19th (and perhaps even 17th or earlier) centuries, it’s no surprise that baseball has many unique terms that have been around a ... Read More »

Nine things you didn’t know about Bob Feller

Nine things you didn’t know about Bob Feller
December 16, 2010 No Comments »

Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Feller died on December 15, 2010, after living an amazing life that included inspirational service in the United States Navy in World War II and a storied baseball career. Here are nine things you may ... Read More »

Five moves that helped land Gillick in the Hall

Five moves that helped land Gillick in the Hall
December 6, 2010 No Comments »

Normally, trading a future Hall of Fame player is the death knell for a major league general manager. But when Pat Gillick did it he laid the groundwork for historic success. In 1999, Gillick, with impressive credentials on his resume, ... Read More »

Yankees worst free agent signings

Yankees worst free agent signings
November 12, 2010 No Comments »

In many ways the New York Yankees and owner George Steinbrenner helped create the free agent market in baseball. When the Oakland A's failed to pay an insurance premium on Catfish Hunter following the 1974 season, the right-handed pitcher became ... Read More »

Only World Series champions without Hall of Famers

Only World Series champions without Hall of Famers
November 1, 2010 4 Comments »

From 1903-1989, every World Series winning team except two have boasted at least one future Hall of Famer on their roster. In most of the cases, the winning team has had more than one player who have gone on to ... Read More »

Ten greatest performances in Game Seven of the World Series by Hall of Famers

Ten greatest performances in Game Seven of the World Series by Hall of Famers
November 1, 2010 No Comments »

Throughout baseball history, great players have produced great moments in dramatic games, and Hall of Fame members are no exception, providing numerous memorable moments in a winner-take-all contests of the Fall Classic Read More »

The Greatest Cinderella teams in baseball history

The Greatest Cinderella teams in baseball history
September 1, 2010 No Comments »

Here's our list of the greatest Cinderella teams in baseball history, from the 1914 Miracle Boston Braves to the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays, these teams wore the glass slipper for one magical season Read More »