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VIDEO: When Junior played with Griffey Sr. on Mariners

Only once in baseball history has a father played with his son. It happened in 1990 when the...

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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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Five moves that helped land Gillick in the Hall

Normally, trading a future Hall of Fame player is the death knell for a major league general manager....

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Teams With The Most Home Runs In MLB History

The seven teams to hit the most homers in a season.

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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 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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When will a baseball player come out of the closet?

In his 1990 autobiography, “Behind the Mask: My Double Life in Baseball,” Dave Pallone, a gay major league...

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What does a second MVP Award mean for Bryce Harper’s legacy?

What would a second MVP award mean to Bryce Harper's legacy?

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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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Frank White: Jackie would be disappointed at lack of African American players in baseball

On the 17th anniversary of Jackie Robinson Day, the dearth of black players in baseball is a concern...

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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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Little Joe Morgan was the heartbeat of The Big Red Machine

Hall of Famer Joe Morgan, a two-time Most Valuable Player and the greatest second baseman in history, has...

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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 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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Rivera, Halladay, Martinez, Mussina elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Mariano Rivera wasn't perfect at converting save opportunities during his career as baseball's greatest closer (though it often...

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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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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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Magician in The Bronx: What if the Yankees had acquired Rod Carew in 1979?

Anyone who saw Rod Carew swing the bat will never forget it. He was a magician with a...

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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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The smog that strangled Stan Musial’s hometown of Donora, Pennsylvania

What would it take for a small town with a population under 10,000 to be known for something...

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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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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.

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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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Sparky Anderson was a man of hyperbole and principle

When the Cincinnati Reds named 36-year old George Anderson as their manager during the 1969-1970 off-season, newspapers in...

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Only World Series champions without Hall of Famers

From 1903-1989, every World Series winning team except two have boasted at least one future Hall of Famer...

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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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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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What the Hall of Fame elections will look like through 2022

Today we learned that a trio of former big leaguers will get their plaques in Cooperstown during the...