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Bob Gibson’s legacy was far more than as a World Series champion

For all his accomplishments in uniform, Gibson's influence on the culture of baseball is often overlooked.

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Bob Gibson was the best postseason pitcher in baseball history

The greatest big-game pitcher of his era, Bob Gibson may have been the best big-game pitcher of all-time....

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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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Pujols, Yadi & Waino Reunite as Cardinals Legends

Albert Pujols, Adam Wainwright, and Yadier Molina are all-time Cardinals greats.

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Is Jon Lester a Hall of Famer?

Now that pitcher Jon Lester has announced his retirement from baseball, what are his chances of being elected...

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Nine amazing facts from the career of Max Scherzer

Once, when Max Scherzer was pitching in college for the University of Missouri, a teammate asked him during...

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Adam Wainwright has a love affair with the BFIB

There's a famous line from one of the Peanuts cartoons where Linus is walking with Charlie Brown discussing...

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Remembering Phil Niekro

We honor the most accomplished man to ever throw a knuckleball.

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Little Joe Morgan was the heartbeat of The Big Red Machine

Hall of Famer Joe Morgan, a two-time Most Valuable Player and the greatest second baseman in history, has...

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Whitey Ford pitched the big games for the Yankees

Whitey Ford, legendary big game pitcher for the Yankees in the 1950s and 1960s, and best friend to...

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Oldest Living Members of the Baseball Hall of Fame

A list of the living members (elected as players) of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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We’re losing our connections to baseball’s storied past

Since 2015, baseball has suffered a succession of losses, stripping the game of an important senior class.

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Is Kershaw the “worst great pitcher” in postseason history?

Dave Roberts may have thought he was doing Clayton Kershaw's legacy a favor when he kept the pitcher...

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The most successful pitcher and manager combos in baseball history

The dynamic between a manager and a pitcher is pivotal for team success. The manager needs a strong...

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The 20 Greatest 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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When judging candidates, does it matter who’s already in the Hall of Fame?

Baseball fans love to argue about the Hall of Fame. No one really cares (nor knows much) about...

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These players belong in the Baseball Hall of Fame

These players deserve to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Ultimate Game Timeline: Baseball’s Win-Or-Go-Home Games

2020 October 17, 2020, at Petco Park, San DiegoTampa Bay Rays vs. Houston AstrosAL Championship Series Game SevenAt...

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

Throughout baseball history, great players have produced great moments in dramatic games, and Hall of Fame members are...

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Dave Winfield: Everyone’s favorite draft pick

In his senior year in college, Dave Winfield was a wanted man. In 1973, Winfield, a senior at...

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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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Tommy Lasorda’s all-time Dodgers team

We pick an all-time team comprised of players who had the joy of playing for baseball's eternal optimist...

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Forbes Field Ballpark Cartoon from The Sporting News

In this cartoon, The Sporting News is celebrating Forbes Field, which debuted on June 30, 1909, and was...

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The 20 Greatest Minnesota Twins of All-Time

In this, the latest installment of my series on franchise leaders, I focus on the greatest Twins of...

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The 20 Greatest Dodgers of All-Time

This is the third installment of my "Top 20" series, looking at the top players for a specific...

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Why Jack Morris is still waiting for Hall call

For the first time since 1999, the Baseball Hall of Fame will induct a starting pitcher this summer,...