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

Willie McCovey is best remembered for the hit he did NOT get. But even that was a screaming...

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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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Remembering Phil Niekro

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

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The 20 Greatest Pittsburgh 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 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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Percentage of runners driven in is an important stat that should get more attention

How MANY runs a batter drives in isn't as important as how many opportunities he has and how...

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The Pittsburgh “Lumber Company” of the 1970s

The Pirates never got the publicity the Big Red Machine did for their 1970s success. But they had...

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Ultimate Game Timeline: Baseball’s Win-Or-Go-Home Games

2020 October 17, 2020, at Petco Park, San DiegoTampa Bay Rays vs. Houston AstrosAL Championship Series Game SevenAt...

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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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Ten greatest performances by Hall of Famers in Game Seven of the World Series

Throughout baseball history, great players have produced great moments in dramatic games, and Hall of Fame members are...

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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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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...