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Babe Ruth and baseball’s most famous bellyache

Even in the 1920s before the advent of cable news channels and social media, when you were the...

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Luzinski hit a home run that clanged off the Liberty Bell

Sparky Anderson made many predictions over the course of his career. He was famous for hyperbole - a...

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The Hall of Fame case for Sam Breadon

This is the fifth in a ten-part series looking at the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Pre-Integration Era Ballot....

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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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Did David Ortiz Get Away With Cheating?

Did David Ortiz stop using performance-enhancing drugs in 2003 after he failed a test? Or did he use...

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The Dusty Baker All-Time Team

We select an all-time team from those who played under famed baseball manager Dusty Baker.

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Who Are The Favorites for the MVP Award?

Candidates for 2022 MLB Most Valuable Player awards.

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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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When Mickey Mantle Arrived To Replace the Great DiMaggio

In the spring of 1951, Joe DiMaggio's legendary career was winding down. The 12-time All-Star and three-time Most...

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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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Dodgers All-Time Team Video

Dodgers All-Time team

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Whose Hall of Fame chances will be hurt most by shortened 2020 season?

In less than two weeks the 2020 baseball season will (finally) begin. But it will be unlike any...

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There’s no good reason to keep Landis name on baseball’s MVP award

The web page for Kenesaw Mountain Landis on MLB.com, official website of Major League Baseball, makes no mention...

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Ranking every second baseman who played with Cal Ripken Jr.

Cal Ripken Jr. rates as the best shortstop in baseball history according to our all-time rankings. He was...

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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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Is Kershaw the “worst great pitcher” in postseason history?

Dave Roberts may have thought he was doing Clayton Kershaw's legacy a favor when he kept the pitcher...

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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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Remembering Eddie Grant, the only active baseball player who died in World War I

There was always something unusual about Eddie Grant, but he was comfortable with that. He didn't mind being...

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Was Ed Delahanty murdered?

Ed Delahanty's success on the diamond obscured a troubled personal life marred by gambling and booze. His debts...

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Baseball’s Pudgy Pitchers: Long before Big Sexy there was Fat Freddie

Long before Bartolo Colon was turning heads with his wide ass, soft belly, and large frame, there were...

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Selig and Schuerholz elected to Baseball Hall of Fame by veterans committee

After pondering a strange ballot that included five players (some of them unlikely), three executives, and two managers,...

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The 12 Greatest Games Played at Wrigley Field

If you ask me, there's no better place to watch a baseball game than Wrigley Field. The Chicago...

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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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Biggio, Pedro, Big Unit, and Smoltz earn election to Baseball Hall of Fame

Craig Biggio, Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, and John Smoltz have been elected to the National Baseball Hall of...

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The Hall of Fame case for Wes Ferrell

This is the first in a ten-part series looking at the Baseball Hall of Fame's Pre-Integration Era Ballot....

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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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Percentage of runners driven in is an important stat that should get more attention

How MANY runs a batter drives in isn't as important as how many opportunities he has and how...

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The nine greatest baseball families

The Niekro's, the Perry's, Barry and Bobby Bonds...these are baseball's greatest families.

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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.