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New York Mets Old Timers’ Day 2022: Our Wish List

Moments we’d like to see as some of the Met all-time greatest players and fan favorites gather at...

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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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Miguel Cabrera and the 3,000 Hit Club

Where Miguel Cabrera fits in the group of 3,000-hit members.

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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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The Hall of Fame Case for Bobby Abreu

In his first appearance on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, Bobby Abreu received just 22 votes. Last...

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The All-Time Japanese Born MLB Team

Lefty O'Doul, a former National League batting champion, once said of the Japanese: "They learn our national game...

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The Hall of Fame Case for Tony Oliva

In the history of baseball, since they began tossing a ball to a plate and someone with a...

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Why Minnie Miñoso will soon join the Baseball Hall of Fame

This December, when a group of 16 baseball officials and historians meet for the Baseball Hall of Fame...

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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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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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How gambling built baseball, and then almost destroyed it

What became known as the “Black Sox Scandal” rocked professional baseball. But it wasn’t an aberration in a...

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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 20 Greatest Braves of All-Time

The 20 greatest players in the history of the Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Braves, and Boston Braves.

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Remembering Phil Niekro

We honor the most accomplished man to ever throw a knuckleball.

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Brooks Robinson dominated the 1970 World Series both ways

It's possible that no other position player has ever dominated a World Series to the extent Brooks Robinson...

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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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A look at baseball’s best-of-three series before 2020

The 2020 season is the first time Major League Baseball has scheduled best-of-three playoff series. But it's not...

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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 Chicago White Sox of All-Time

This is part of a series on the greatest players in the history of a franchise based on...

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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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Babe Ruth’s failed stolen base attempt ended the 1926 World Series, or did it?

What are the odds that George Springer will get thrown out trying to steal second base in the...

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VIDEO: Morganna the Kissing Bandit plants a smooch on George Brett

Morganna Roberts was only 15 years old when she kissed her first baseball player, Pete Rose in Cincinnati...

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How close did Bill Clinton come to ending the baseball strike in 1995?

The 1994-95 strike was the longest labor stoppage in baseball history, the longest in sports history up to...

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Eddie Collins was the greatest second baseman of the Deadball Era

Eddie Collins buried his bats during the off-season in shallow holes in his backyard that he called "graves"...

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Who was better: Ryne Sandberg or Lou Whitaker?

When his name first appeared on a Hall of Fame ballot in 2003, Ryne Sandberg received 244 votes,...

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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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A Complete History of Batting Stances

If there's a baseball bat around it's hard to resist picking it up and taking a stance. We've...

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The 20 Greatest Philadelphia 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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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...