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How gambling built baseball, and then almost destroyed it

What became known as the “Black Sox Scandal” rocked professional baseball. But it wasn’t an aberration in a...

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Remembering Eddie Grant, the only active baseball player who died in World War I

There was always something unusual about Eddie Grant, but he was comfortable with that. He didn't mind being...

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How Joe Jackson conspired to lose the World Series

Joe Jackson batted .375 with 12 hits in the eight games of the 1919 World Series. He led...

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The mysterious death of Red Sox manager Chick Stahl

A century ago when one of Boston's most famous citizens killed himself under strange circumstances in a gruesome...

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New York Mets Old Timers’ Day 2022: Our Wish List

Moments we’d like to see as some of the Met all-time greatest players and fan favorites gather at...

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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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Removal of disparaging racial names restores honor to long-forgotten ballplayers

Is there anything we can do to restore the dignity that Native Americans and African American players lost...

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Connie Mack and Philadelphia A’s Players at Spring Training

Philadelphia A's manager Connie Mack poses with former and present players at West Palm Beach in Florida during...

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Evaluating the Results of the Baseball Hall of Fame Special Committees Elections

Yesterday we got the news that six former players had been elected to the National Baseball Hall of...

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VIDEO: Interview with Nick DiNatale of Local Nine

Just because we have progress, doesn't necessarily mean things get better. That's one way to look at fashion...

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Greatness Score: The Shortstops

Here we are back with the second installment in a series called "Greatness Score," a system I devised...

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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...

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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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The 20 Greatest Chicago White Sox of All-Time

This is part of a series on the greatest players in the history of a franchise based on...

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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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The Hall of Fame case for Sam Breadon

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

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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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Shoeless Joe Jackson was guilty

Some filmmakers and authors have tried to make Shoeless Joe Jackson a victim. He wasn't: he took money...

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Chick Hafey’s batting rampage of 1931

When Charles “Chick” Hafey first caught Branch Rickey’s eye in the spring of 1923, it was a case...

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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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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...