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The Hall of Fame Case for Dick Allen

Allen was a tremendous baseball player who had the misfortune of coming up through an organization that was...

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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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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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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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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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One person didn’t vote for Derek Jeter for the Hall of Fame: and that’s OK

The Baseball Hall of Fame has never tinkered with the 75 percent voting standard for election. Since the...

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Greatness Score: A New Way To Evaluate Baseball Hall of Fame Candidates

One of the annoying things you’ll hear people say when they argue about the Hall of Fame is...

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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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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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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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Remembering Bobby Doerr: The last link to Depression Era baseball

The oldest Hall of Famer passed away today, leaving behind a legion of fans despite having played his...

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Eddie Collins was the greatest second baseman of the Deadball Era

Eddie Collins buried his bats during the off-season in shallow holes in his backyard that he called "graves"...

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The 20 Greatest Philadelphia 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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Griffey and Piazza Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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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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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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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.