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Gorgeous George: The first trade that shook up baseball

The first trade that shook the game of baseball occurred prior to the 1893 season, when the New...

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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 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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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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The Hall of Fame case for 19th century shortstop Bill Dahlen

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

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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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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 Pittsburgh Pirates of All-Time

The greatest players in the history of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Be ready for lumber and old-time pitchers.

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Frank Robinson’s high school days set stage for a Hall of Fame career

What's the likelihood that one high school will produce the first black man to manage in Major League...

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The 20 Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All-Time

Once upon a time, the Baltimore Orioles were baseball's model franchise. From the mid-1960s to the early 1980s,...

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Seven reasons Joe Mauer will be a first ballot Hall of Famer

Ever the team player, Joe Mauer announced his retirement last week, just in time for the Minnesota Twins...

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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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A Complete History of Batting Stances

If there's a baseball bat around it's hard to resist picking it up and taking a stance. We've...

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How long was Dale Murphy the best player in baseball?

Before a game during the 1983 season, Dale Murphy visited with a six-year old girl who had lost...

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Who is the greatest pitcher in Cincinnati Reds history?

It's surprisingly difficult to select the greatest pitcher in the history of the Cincinnati Reds.

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Ultimate Game Timeline: Baseball’s Win-Or-Go-Home Games

2020 October 17, 2020, at Petco Park, San DiegoTampa Bay Rays vs. Houston AstrosAL Championship Series Game SevenAt...