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The Hall of Fame Debate: George Foster and Jim Rice

Why is Jim Rice in the Baseball Hall of Fame, but George Foster is not?

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A discussion about Harold Baines and the Hall of Fame

No one ever feared Harold Baines the way they feared Jim Rice with a bat in their hands....

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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 20 Greatest Pittsburgh Pirates of All-Time

The greatest players in the history of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Be ready for lumber and old-time pitchers.

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The Nine Biggest Scandals in Baseball History

In many ways, professional baseball mirrors America, for the good and the bad. Just like the history of...

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Hall of Fame’s “Eras Committees” are putting the correct names on the ballot

The Baseball Hall of Fame has changed their veterans committee election rules like the political parties draw up...

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Election of Baines lowers the bar for the Baseball Hall of Fame

Did the baseball writers think they were getting another chance to vote for RAINES? The election of Harold...

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Selig and Schuerholz elected to Baseball Hall of Fame by veterans committee

After pondering a strange ballot that included five players (some of them unlikely), three executives, and two managers,...

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Percentage of runners driven in is an important stat that should get more attention

How MANY runs a batter drives in isn't as important as how many opportunities he has and how...

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The Pittsburgh “Lumber Company” of the 1970s

The Pirates never got the publicity the Big Red Machine did for their 1970s success. But they had...

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Alomar and Blyleven Elected to Hall of Fame by Baseball Writers

After serving a "time out" of sorts for his behavior during his playing career, which included an umpire...

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Evaluating the Hall of Fame’s Expansion Era Ballot

Next week the Baseball Hall of Fame will announce the results of a veterans committee election that considers...

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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...