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The Shot Heard ‘Round Milwaukee: When Henry Aaron won the pennant

Hank Aaron's pennant-winning home run is largely forgotten.

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Who Are The Favorites for the MVP Award?

Candidates for 2022 MLB Most Valuable Player awards.

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Henry Aaron was ignored for too long, and he can never be replaced

Henry Aaron gave most of the memorabilia from his playing career to the Baseball Hall of Fame, but...

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Moments That Shaped MLB History

One man's choice for greatest moments in baseball history.

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The Best Baseball Player Born Each Year Since the U.S. Civil War

We pick the best baseball player born every year since 1861.

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The Dusty Baker All-Time Team

We select an all-time team from those who played under famed baseball manager Dusty Baker.

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Miguel Cabrera and the 3,000 Hit Club

Where Miguel Cabrera fits in the group of 3,000-hit members.

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5 Undervalued MLB Teams That Have Lots of Potential to Win

The MLB season is when baseball fans can come together and support their team. It's a time of...

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Bobby Bonds was on pace to be a Hall of Famer, until he wasn’t

For the first decade of his career, Bobby Bonds seemed destined for Cooperstown. But then it fell apart.

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The All-Time Japanese Born MLB Team

Lefty O'Doul, a former National League batting champion, once said of the Japanese: "They learn our national game...

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The Hall of Fame Case for Tony Oliva

In the history of baseball, since they began tossing a ball to a plate and someone with a...

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The Hall of Fame Case for Dick Allen

Allen was a tremendous baseball player who had the misfortune of coming up through an organization that was...

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Golden Days Era Hall of Fame Ballot Revealed

The Baseball Hall of Fame has released the 10 names that comprise the Golden Days Era Ballot. Voting...

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Why Minnie Miñoso will soon join the Baseball Hall of Fame

This December, when a group of 16 baseball officials and historians meet for the Baseball Hall of Fame...

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A Game-by-Game History of the Rivalry between the Yankees and Red Sox

A game-by-game history of the heated and often dramatic rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red...

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Greatness Score: The Shortstops

Here we are back with the second installment in a series called "Greatness Score," a system I devised...

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Pitchers who won 100 games with two teams

Eight pitchers have managed to win 100 games for TWO teams. All but two of them are in...

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The 20 Greatest Braves of All-Time

The 20 greatest players in the history of the Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Braves, and Boston Braves.

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A look at baseball’s best-of-three series before 2020

The 2020 season is the first time Major League Baseball has scheduled best-of-three playoff series. But it's not...

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Ranking every second baseman who played with Cal Ripken Jr.

Cal Ripken Jr. rates as the best shortstop in baseball history according to our all-time rankings. He was...

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The 20 Greatest Chicago White Sox of All-Time

This is part of a series on the greatest players in the history of a franchise based on...

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The 20 Greatest Cincinnati Reds of All-Time

The sixth installment in a series that looks at the greatest players in franchise histories, based on Wins...

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The 20 Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All-Time

Once upon a time, the Baltimore Orioles were baseball's model franchise. From the mid-1960s to the early 1980s,...

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Babe Ruth to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously

In 1930 the new York Yankees signed Babe Ruth to a contract that paid him the princely sum...

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A Complete History of Batting Stances

If there's a baseball bat around it's hard to resist picking it up and taking a stance. We've...

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The 20 Greatest Philadelphia Phillies of All-Time

A few years ago I penned a list article about the New York Yankees top players ranked according...

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Did labor strife cost Harold Baines the Hall of Fame?

Harold Baines was on the Hall of Fame ballot for five years, never receiving as many as 50...

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The best teams to never win a World Series

Most teams that are good for three or four years or more eventually get to a World Series and...

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Here’s how the 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame election will turn out

Next Tuesday afternoon we'll learn who will be elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the...

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Mad Dog and Big Hurt: How the 2014 Hall of Fame vote will turn out

This Wednesday afternoon we'll learn who will be elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the...