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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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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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When Reggie blasted three homers in Game Six of the ’77 World Series

"Love me or hate me, but you can't ignore me." That's what Reggie Jackson said after his spectacular...

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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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Can the Dodgers Win the World Series to Cement Dynasty?

Can the Los Angeles Dodgers win the 2022 World Series?

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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 Baseball Movie All-Time Team

We pick an all-time roster made up of fictional baseball players from Hollywood movies. Roy Hobbs, Benny "The...

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The 12 Best Baseball Books Written By Players

What’s the best baseball book written by a baseball player? We pick and rank 12 of them.

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Evaluating the Early Baseball Era Ballot for the Hall of Fame

We evaluate the 10-person ballot for the Early Days Baseball Hall of Fame election.

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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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When the Pirates traded for baseball’s most innovative manager

An entertaining movie could be made about a trade that took place between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Oakland...

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The Ultimate Angel: Don Baylor

This is part of our series on the "Ultimate Franchise Players" in baseball history. These players are not...

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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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Wally Pipp was more than just a headache

Wally Pipp has been reduced to an answer to a trivia question. He's a footnote on the career...

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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 12 Greatest Games Played at Wrigley Field

If you ask me, there's no better place to watch a baseball game than Wrigley Field. The Chicago...

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Baker and Francona are strengthening their Hall of Fame credentials

Let's play a facts game about baseball managers. FACT: Every man elected to the Hall of Fame as...

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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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These players hit walk-off home runs to win a pennant

Very few men have felt the joy of hitting a home run to give their team the pennant.

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The 20 Greatest New York Yankees of All-Time

I don't know nearly enough about the "guts" of WAR to know whether it's great, good, bad, pitiful,...

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The five worst players in the Baseball Hall of Fame

These members of the Hall of Fame are the worst to have a plaque.

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When Angels’ pitching playboy Bo Belinsky owned Los Angeles

Bo Belinsky was more like a playboy Hollywood star than a pitcher.

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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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The hit that won the Tigers first World Series title

On October 2, 1935, J. Edgar Hoover, America’s wildly famous FBI agent, was in the stands at Navin...

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When Hank Greenberg hit his 300th homer

Thanks to a mistake by the Washington catcher, Tiger slugger Hank Greenberg was able to deposit this baseball...

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The Greatest Cinderella teams in baseball history

Here's our list of the greatest Cinderella teams in baseball history, from the 1914 Miracle Boston Braves to...

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Ty Cobb’s horror: Murder in Royston, Georgia

When Ty Cobb arrived in Royston, Georgia, on August 10, 1905, his father was dead from a shotgun...

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Baseball’s unique spectacle: Opening Day

Opening Day is unique to baseball. Other sports have season openers, but baseball’s Opening Day marks the ceremonial...