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Tony Gwynn: Pride of San Diego

Just when baseball seemed to be getting drunk on home runs, Tony Gwynn emerged to reveal the beauty...

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The pitcher that Tony Gwynn could not hit

Frank DiPino spent more than a decade in the big leagues, and he pitched in more than 500...

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Nine amazing facts from the career of Tony Gwynn

Sadly, we lost Hall of Fame outfielder Tony Gwynn this week to cancer. Gwynn was without question the...

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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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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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Removal of disparaging racial names restores honor to long-forgotten ballplayers

Is there anything we can do to restore the dignity that Native Americans and African American players lost...

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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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Tim Raines and great players who arrive together

“I don’t see how Henderson could do anything more for a team than Tim does.” — teammate Tim...

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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 20 Greatest Minnesota Twins of All-Time

In this, the latest installment of my series on franchise leaders, I focus on the greatest Twins of...

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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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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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Origins behind some of baseball’s most puzzling terms

Of all professional team sports in North America, baseball has been around the longest. Springing out of the...

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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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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...