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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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Is The Baseball Hall of Fame Trying To Elect Fewer Players?

The Baseball Hall of Fame has announced changes to their special Eras Committees election process.

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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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The Baseball Movie All-Time Team

We pick an all-time roster made up of fictional baseball players from Hollywood movies. Roy Hobbs, Benny "The...

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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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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 Braves of All-Time

The 20 greatest players in the history of the Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Braves, and Boston Braves.

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Tommy Lasorda’s all-time Dodgers team

We pick an all-time team comprised of players who had the joy of playing for baseball's eternal optimist...

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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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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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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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Election of Baines lowers the bar for the Baseball Hall of Fame

Did the baseball writers think they were getting another chance to vote for RAINES? The election of Harold...

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These World Series champions may never have a Hall of Fame player

This article has been updated. Now that Jack Morris and Alan Trammell have been elected to the Baseball...

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Who was better: Ryne Sandberg or Lou Whitaker?

When his name first appeared on a Hall of Fame ballot in 2003, Ryne Sandberg received 244 votes,...

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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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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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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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When judging candidates, does it matter who’s already in the Hall of Fame?

Baseball fans love to argue about the Hall of Fame. No one really cares (nor knows much) about...

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2013 Baseball Hall of Fame election results

The voters have spoken. In one of the most anticipated elections in the history of the Baseball Hall...

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The Big Six and Leftovers: How the 2013 Hall of Fame ballot results will look

Early in January, the results of the 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame balloting will be announced, in what...

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These players belong in the Baseball Hall of Fame

These players deserve to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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10-inning shutout masterpiece by Morris led Twins past Braves in 1991 World Series

The greatest pitching performance in the World Series ever? Might have been. Jack Morris, the ace of aces...

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Barry Larkin jumps to the head of the class and earns election to the Hall of Fame

With the Hall of Fame ballot cleared of top-heavy candidates, Barry Larkin bolted to the top of the...

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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...