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Roy Smalley: 1952 Bowman Baseball Card

Roy Smalley was such an erratic infielder that Cubs fans used to say their double play combo was...

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We’re losing our connections to baseball’s storied past

Since 2015, baseball has suffered a succession of losses, stripping the game of an important senior class.

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Babe Ruth to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously

In 1930 the new York Yankees signed Babe Ruth to a contract that paid him the princely sum...

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Was Jeter better than Nomar and ARod?

The career of Derek Jeter is a perfect illustration of the multitude of factors that go into a...

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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 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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First black players for each major league baseball team

When Jackie Robinson debuted for the Brooklyn Dodgers at the start of the 1947 season it integrated Major...

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Best players to never play in a World Series

These players were great, but they never had a chance to shine in the Fall Classic.

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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...