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Eddie Collins was the greatest second baseman of the Deadball Era

Eddie Collins buried his bats during the off-season in shallow holes in his backyard that he called "graves"...

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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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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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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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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 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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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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When four Orioles’ pitchers won their 20th game in the same week

If a pitcher wins 20 games today they're automatically a favorite to win the Cy Young Award. They're...

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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...