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These World Series champions may never have a Hall of Fame player

These World Series champions may never have a Hall of Fame player
December 18, 2017 No Comments »

Now that Jack Morris and Alan Trammell have been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, the 1984 Tigers have two members so enshrined. That takes care of one of the greatest single-season teams in baseball history, giving them representation ... Read More »

Remembering Bobby Doerr: The last link to Depression Era baseball

Remembering Bobby Doerr: The last link to Depression Era baseball
November 14, 2017 No Comments »

The oldest Hall of Famer passed away today, leaving behind a legion of fans despite having played his last baseball game more than six decades ago. Bobby Doerr (1918-2017), played 14 seasons, all of them for the Boston Red Sox, ... Read More »

VIDEO: Don Baylor’s two-run homer in ninth inning in Game Five of 1986 ALCS

VIDEO: Don Baylor’s two-run homer in ninth inning in Game Five of 1986 ALCS
February 14, 2017 No Comments »

Most people remember Dave Henderson’s home run in the top of the ninth inning of Game Five of the 1986 American League Championship Series for the Boston Red Sox. The homer tied the game and kept the Angels from winning ... Read More »

VIDEO: Carl Yastrzemski’s last career home run was washed out by rain

VIDEO: Carl Yastrzemski’s last career home run was washed out by rain
September 29, 2016 No Comments »

When Carl Yastrzemski retired in 1983 he didn’t go on a farewell tour. That type of thing wasn’t done in baseball at that time, and Yaz wouldn’t have been comfortable doing it anyway. Carl Yastrzemski didn’t like being the center ... Read More »

The best teams to never win a World Series

The best teams to never win a World Series
September 24, 2015 No Comments »

Most teams that are good for three or four years or more eventually get to a World Series and usually win one. It’s harder now — with the multiple rounds of playoffs — to win a title. Which means we see ... Read More »

Cabrera can match Yaz & Ted Williams with historic feat

Cabrera can match Yaz & Ted Williams with historic feat
September 21, 2012 1 Comment »

“If he doesn’t get the MVP this year, it will be criminal.” Those are the words of Al Kaline, a Hall of Famer who knows a little something about baseball and what “Most Valuable” means. Who was Kaline referring to? ... Read More »

A player’s strike almost halted 1918 World Series before Game Five

A player’s strike almost halted 1918 World Series before Game Five
September 18, 2012 No Comments »

The 1918 baseball season was unusual in many ways because it was an unusual period in American history. For the first time, the nation was in a worldwide war, and games didn’t seem all that important. As the baseball season ... Read More »

Five biggest disappointments of the 2012 baseball season

Five biggest disappointments of the 2012 baseball season
September 16, 2012 1 Comment »

Another regular season is winding down, and with only about three weeks left, it’s not too early to select the big disappointments of the 2012 major league season. Jose Reyes and the Marlins What costs $124 million and doesn’t make ... Read More »

Temper, temper: The troubled baseball career of José Offerman

Temper, temper: The troubled baseball career of José Offerman
September 15, 2012 1 Comment »

There’s no place for violence in baseball, right? If your name is José Offerman you’d probably disagree. In a 15-year career in the major leagues, Offerman was a two-time All-Star, but most troubling, he was a multiple offender when it came ... Read More »

Red Sox path to the dark side almost complete

Red Sox path to the dark side almost complete
September 3, 2012 No Comments »

There’s only one thing left for the Boston Red Sox to do to complete their transformation into what they’ve always hated and feared the most. The Evil Empire. For years now the Red Sox have been slowly traveling down a ... Read More »