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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 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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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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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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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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Jon Lester doesn’t appear to care about his Hall of Fame chances

Jon Lester is beloved by two passionate armies of baseball fans due to his credentials as a big...

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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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Roy Halladay: Baseball’s 21st Century Gunslinger

While he was flummoxing hitters during his peak years, Roy Halladay mastered a cut fastball that rivaled the...

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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 greatest batteries in baseball history

What is the greatest catcher/pitcher combination in baseball history? The best duo to ever form a battery? How...

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Lee Smith belongs among Hall of Fame relievers

There are now seven relief pitchers in the Baseball Hall of Fame, with the addition of Lee Smith...

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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...

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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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These players hit walk-off home runs to win a pennant

Very few men have felt the joy of hitting a home run to give their team the pennant.

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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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Clem Labine was a closer before baseball had closers

When he needed a big out, Brooklyn Dodgers manager Walt Alston often turned to gritty Clem Labine.

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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 year Derek Jeter took a giant step toward the big leagues

In his second season in the Yankee organization, Derek Jeter committed 56 errors at shortstop for the Greensboro...

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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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Ten greatest performances by Hall of Famers in Game Seven of the World Series

Throughout baseball history, great players have produced great moments in dramatic games, and Hall of Fame members are...

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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...