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A look back at Al “Fuzzy” Smith

One of the most versatile and athletic ballplayers of the 1950s, Al Smith was a professional at the...

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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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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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Barry Larkin: Cincinnati’s Greatest Shortstop

Of the great shortstops, Larkin had the most complete skills: he could run as fast as Eric Davis,...

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Can the Dodgers Win the World Series to Cement Dynasty?

Can the Los Angeles Dodgers win the 2022 World Series?

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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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Is The Baseball Hall of Fame Trying To Elect Fewer Players?

The Baseball Hall of Fame has announced changes to their special Eras Committees election process.

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Pujols, Yadi & Waino Reunite as Cardinals Legends

Albert Pujols, Adam Wainwright, and Yadier Molina are all-time Cardinals greats.

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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 Baseball Movie All-Time Team

We pick an all-time roster made up of fictional baseball players from Hollywood movies. Roy Hobbs, Benny "The...

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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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Nine amazing facts from the career of Max Scherzer

Once, when Max Scherzer was pitching in college for the University of Missouri, a teammate asked him during...

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Adam Wainwright has a love affair with the BFIB

There's a famous line from one of the Peanuts cartoons where Linus is walking with Charlie Brown discussing...

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Pants On The Ground: Silent George Hendrick

Nothing was ever the same again after George Hendrick dropped his drawers.

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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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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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Tommy Lasorda’s all-time Dodgers team

We pick an all-time team comprised of players who had the joy of playing for baseball's eternal optimist...

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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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When the Pirates traded for baseball’s most innovative manager

An entertaining movie could be made about a trade that took place between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Oakland...

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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 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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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 20 Greatest Baltimore Orioles of All-Time

Once upon a time, the Baltimore Orioles were baseball's model franchise. From the mid-1960s to the early 1980s,...

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Election of Baines lowers the bar for the Baseball Hall of Fame

Did the baseball writers think they were getting another chance to vote for RAINES? The election of Harold...

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Was Jeter better than Nomar and ARod?

The career of Derek Jeter is a perfect illustration of the multitude of factors that go into a...

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These World Series champions may never have a Hall of Fame player

This article has been updated. Now that Jack Morris and Alan Trammell have been elected to the Baseball...

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How much does defense matter in baseball?

The headline is click bait. Of course defensive matters in baseball. Doesn't it? I'm writing this article because...

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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...