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The Hall of Fame Debate: George Foster and Jim Rice

Why is Jim Rice in the Baseball Hall of Fame, but George Foster is not?

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Evaluating the Results of the Baseball Hall of Fame Special Committees Elections

Yesterday we got the news that six former players had been elected to the National Baseball Hall of...

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The Hall of Fame Case for Tony Oliva

In the history of baseball, since they began tossing a ball to a plate and someone with a...

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A Game-by-Game History of the Rivalry between the Yankees and Red Sox

A game-by-game history of the heated and often dramatic rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red...

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Greenwell was last in succession of notable Boston left fielders

The Green Monster is one of the most famous pieces of real estate in sports. It looms over...

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A discussion about Harold Baines and the Hall of Fame

No one ever feared Harold Baines the way they feared Jim Rice with a bat in their hands....

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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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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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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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Did labor strife cost Harold Baines the Hall of Fame?

Harold Baines was on the Hall of Fame ballot for five years, never receiving as many as 50...

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The best teams to never win a World Series

Most teams that are good for three or four years or more eventually get to a World Series and...

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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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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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The 10 most important games played at Fenway Park

We rank the greatest and most historic games played in Boston's Fenway Park.

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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...

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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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Why are they called the New York Yankees?

The New York Press lasted as a newspaper for less than 30 years, but it contributed quite a bit...

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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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Scandals clouded the 2019 and 1924 World Series

It seemed as if much of the nation was pulling for the Washington Nationals in the 2019 World...

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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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A not-so-short history of baseball team nicknames

Why are Boston's Sox red and Chicago's white? Who is it that the Dodgers dodge and why do...

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The mysterious death of Red Sox manager Chick Stahl

A century ago when one of Boston's most famous citizens killed himself under strange circumstances in a gruesome...

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Evaluating the Hall of Fame’s Expansion Era Ballot

Next week the Baseball Hall of Fame will announce the results of a veterans committee election that considers...

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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...