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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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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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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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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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Tim Raines and great players who arrive together

“I don’t see how Henderson could do anything more for a team than Tim does.” — teammate Tim...

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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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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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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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The 20 Greatest Minnesota Twins of All-Time

In this, the latest installment of my series on franchise leaders, I focus on the greatest Twins of...

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The most successful pitcher and manager combos in baseball history

The dynamic between a manager and a pitcher is pivotal for team success. The manager needs a strong...

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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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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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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...