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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 with as much enthusiasm as any American, and they

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 stick was swinging at it, maybe no more than

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 indelicate about the issue of race.

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 all done it. Some of us who played baseball