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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 Ventura Class of Third Basemen

The near-great third baseman group named for the guy Nolan Ryan beat up.

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5 Players On the 2022 Hall of Fame Ballot Who Will Eventually Be Elected

These five players who failed to get into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2022, will be elected...

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David Ortiz Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

The Baseball Hall of Fame has elected David Ortiz, former designated hitter for the Boston Red Sox.

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The Hall of Fame Case for Dick Allen

Allen was a tremendous baseball player who had the misfortune of coming up through an organization that was...

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Greatness Score: A New Way To Evaluate Baseball Hall of Fame Candidates

One of the annoying things you’ll hear people say when they argue about the Hall of Fame is...

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VIDEO: Chicago White Sox All-Time Team

The Chicago White Sox have a checkered history, which makes it interesting to choose their All-Time Team. Many...

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Oldest Living Members of the Baseball Hall of Fame

A list of the living members (elected as players) of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Joey Votto: The Big Read Machine

What do people want from Joey Votto? The answer to that question will tell you what they think...

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The 20 Greatest 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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Rivera, Halladay, Martinez, Mussina elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Mariano Rivera wasn't perfect at converting save opportunities during his career as baseball's greatest closer (though it often...

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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 20 Greatest 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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Why did Pudge Rodriguez waltz right into the Baseball Hall of Fame?

Earlier this month, Ivan Rodriguez was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. It's not surprising that Rodriguez...

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Here’s how the 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame election will turn out

Next Tuesday afternoon we'll learn who will be elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the...

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When Sandy Koufax dominated the hapless New York Mets for his first no-hitter

At the start of the 1962 season, Sandy Koufax was a .500 pitcher with an ERA just below...

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Maddux leads Class of 2014: Baseball Hall of Fame results

Get ready Cooperstown, Mad Dog is coming to town! Former pitcher Greg Maddux leads the 2014 Baseball Hall...

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Mad Dog and Big Hurt: How the 2014 Hall of Fame vote will turn out

This Wednesday afternoon we'll learn who will be elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the...

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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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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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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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Only World Series champions without Hall of Famers

From 1903-1989, every World Series winning team except two have boasted at least one future Hall of Famer...

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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...