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Gorgeous George: The first trade that shook up baseball

The first trade that shook the game of baseball occurred prior to the 1893 season, when the New...

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Why are they called the Chicago Cubs?

In the 1880s,when the the team was known as the Chicago White Stockings and their roster was peppered...

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Removal of Spink’s name from writing award is appropriate

The Baseball Writers Association of America has removed J.G. Taylor Spink's name from their award. Was it cancel...

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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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A not-so-short history of baseball team nicknames

Why are Boston's Sox red and Chicago's white? Who is it that the Dodgers dodge and why do...

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When Hall of Famers made their big league debut

When Juan Marichal stepped on the mound for the first time as a big leaguer, it was the...

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Hugh Duffy and Tommy McCarthy: Baseball’s Heavenly Twins

Today, Hugh Duffy is largely remembered for his amazing 1894 season, in which he hit .438, a mark...

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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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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...