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Baseball’s unique spectacle: Opening Day

Opening Day is unique to baseball. Other sports have season openers, but baseball’s Opening Day marks the ceremonial...

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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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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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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 Cincinnati Reds of All-Time

The sixth installment in a series that looks at the greatest players in franchise histories, based on Wins...

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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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Babe Ruth’s failed stolen base attempt ended the 1926 World Series, or did it?

What are the odds that George Springer will get thrown out trying to steal second base in the...

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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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Was Ed Delahanty murdered?

Ed Delahanty's success on the diamond obscured a troubled personal life marred by gambling and booze. His debts...

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VIDEO: One of Babe Ruth’s last games, in 1935 with the Braves

At spring training in Bradenton in 1935, Babe Ruth didn't see any point in going north with the...

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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 Hall of Fame case for Wes Ferrell

This is the first 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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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.