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Comparing Hodges, Cepeda, and Tony Pérez

Now that Gil Hodges has been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, we compare him to Orlando...

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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 Blue Jays Gave Up On John Olerud: A Video Perspective

Why did the Blue Jays try to mess with John Olerud? Robb Scott of the Blue Jays Baseball...

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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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Hodges and Miñoso among several new Hall of Fame members

Gil Hodges and Minnie Miñoso are among the new members of the Baseball Hall of Fame, after results...

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Willie McCovey: “If you pitch to him, he’ll ruin baseball”

If you pitch to him, he’ll ruin baseball. He’d hit 80 home runs. There’s no comparison between McCovey...

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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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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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Bob Gibson’s legacy was far more than as a World Series champion

For all his accomplishments in uniform, Gibson's influence on the culture of baseball is often overlooked.

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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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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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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 nine most dramatic pennant races in baseball history

Baseball history had many pennant races, until the leagues were split into divisions in the late 1960s.

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McCovey’s liner just missed making history in Game Seven of ’62 World Series against Yanks

The 1962 Fall Classic was the first World Series played in Northern California, with the Giants hosting in...

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Santo long overdue for Hall of Fame honor

In one of the the worst cases of Hall of Fame voting in the history of that wonderful...

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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...

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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...