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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 Case for Thurman Munson

Thurman Munson's career, though abbreviated by his tragic death, deserves to be honored with induction to the Baseball...

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Is Buster Posey a Hall of Famer?

The 2021 season will be the last of Buster Posey's career. The Giants' catcher, after a resurgent year,...

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Remembering Bill Freehan

The Detroit Tigers gave Bill Freehan a $100,000 bonus off the campus of the University of Michigan. That...

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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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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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Seven reasons Joe Mauer will be a first ballot Hall of Famer

Ever the team player, Joe Mauer announced his retirement last week, just in time for the Minnesota Twins...

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Joe Mauer, Buster Posey, and the Hall of Fame

Joe Mauer hasn't squatted behind the plate since 2013. But he'll still be a Hall of Fame catcher someday....

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What happens to teams that start the season hot?

Every year when a team wins the first few games of the baseball season there's a tendency for...

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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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The hit that won the Tigers first World Series title

On October 2, 1935, J. Edgar Hoover, America’s wildly famous FBI agent, was in the stands at Navin...

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When Hall of Famers made their big league debut

When Juan Marichal stepped on the mound for the first time as a big leaguer, it was the...