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How Teddy Roosevelt helped make the T206 Honus Wagner card so valuable

A decision by the President of the United States indirectly led to Honus Wagner’s baseball card becoming one...

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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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Evaluating the Early Baseball Era Ballot for the Hall of Fame

We evaluate the 10-person ballot for the Early Days Baseball Hall of Fame election.

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1909 World Series Scorecard

The 1909 World Series was important for a few reasons. It pitted two of the greatest stars in...

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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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Forbes Field Ballpark Cartoon from The Sporting News

In this cartoon, The Sporting News is celebrating Forbes Field, which debuted on June 30, 1909, and was...

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The 20 Greatest 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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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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Baseball’s Pudgy Pitchers: Long before Big Sexy there was Fat Freddie

Long before Bartolo Colon was turning heads with his wide ass, soft belly, and large frame, there were...

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What happens to teams that start the season hot?

Every year when a team wins the first few games of the baseball season there's a tendency for...

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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 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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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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When Hall of Famers made their big league debut

When Juan Marichal stepped on the mound for the first time as a big leaguer, it was the...

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Miguel Cabrera and the 3,000 Hit Club

Where Miguel Cabrera fits in the group of 3,000-hit members.

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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...