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The New York Yankees worst free agent signings

In many ways the New York Yankees and owner George Steinbrenner helped create the free agent market in...

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When Teenager Sandy Koufax Signed with the Brooklyn Dodgers

Before he was a superstar pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Koufax was a teenage "bonus baby" for...

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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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One person didn’t vote for Derek Jeter for the Hall of Fame: and that’s OK

The Baseball Hall of Fame has never tinkered with the 75 percent voting standard for election. Since the...

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Whose Hall of Fame chances will be hurt most by shortened 2020 season?

In less than two weeks the 2020 baseball season will (finally) begin. But it will be unlike any...

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The greatest batteries in baseball history

What is the greatest catcher/pitcher combination in baseball history? The best duo to ever form a battery? How...

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

This article has been updated. Now that Jack Morris and Alan Trammell have been elected to the Baseball...

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These starting pitchers won the most World Series titles

The most important player on the field is the pitcher. The baseball is literally in his hand to...

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Which pitching rotations stayed together the longest?

Almost as much as any other facet of the game, the usage of starting pitchers has evolved quite...

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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...

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The Hall of Fame case for Wes Ferrell

This is the first in a ten-part series looking at the Baseball Hall of Fame's Pre-Integration Era Ballot....

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Reggie and Campy homered to support Holtzman as A’s repeated in 1973

It was the seventh game of the World Series and only days earlier the owner of the team...

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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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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,...

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Only World Series champions without Hall of Famers

From 1903-1989, every World Series winning team except two have boasted at least one future Hall of Famer...

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The Mod Style of the Swingin’ A’s

This is the second article in a series on baseball style that we call "Fashion Plate." When we...

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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...