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For the first decade of his career, Bobby Bonds seemed destined for Cooperstown. But then it fell apart.

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David Ortiz Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

The Baseball Hall of Fame has elected David Ortiz, former designated hitter for the Boston Red Sox.

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Curt Schilling gets his wish: he’s off the Hall of Fame ballot

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Bonds, Clemens fail to earn election in final appearance on Hall of Fame ballot

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Is Jon Lester a Hall of Famer?

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Ferris Fain: 1952 Bowman Baseball Card

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The Baseball Movie All-Time Team

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Ted Williams Hid His Mexican Heritage

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Roy Smalley: 1952 Bowman Baseball Card

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When MLB Players Went On Strike For the First Time

In 1972, Major League Baseball Players had their first full-scale strike, when they walked out on April 1...

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9 Baseball Storylines We’ll Be Watching in 2022

These are the nine biggest baseball stories you'll be fascinated by in 2022. From the labor strife to...

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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 12 Best Baseball Books Written By Players

What’s the best baseball book written by a baseball player? We pick and rank 12 of them.

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The Hall of Fame Debate: George Foster and Jim Rice

Why is Jim Rice in the Baseball Hall of Fame, but George Foster is not?

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Comiskey Park, circa 1986

In 1986, sports fans in Chicago were more excited about their football team and a young long-shorts-wearing basketball...

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Late-Season Trade Deadline Deals Can Impact Pennant Races in 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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Comparing Hodges, Cepeda, and Tony Pérez

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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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When will a baseball player come out of the closet?

In his 1990 autobiography, “Behind the Mask: My Double Life in Baseball,” Dave Pallone, a gay major league...

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The Hall of Fame Case for Roger Maris

It's a blessing and a curse to have a signature accomplishment as an athlete or an artist. On...

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How will the writers treat Álex Rodríguez in his first appearance on Hall of Fame ballot?

There's no question that Álex Rodríguez put up the numbers to be a Hall of Famer. But he...

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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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What does a second MVP Award mean for Bryce Harper’s legacy?

What would a second MVP award mean to Bryce Harper's legacy?

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Evaluating the Early Baseball Era Ballot for the Hall of Fame

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Lefty O’Doul deserves Baseball Hall of Fame nod

Of the ten names on the Early Days Era ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame, Lefty O'Doul...

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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 Hall of Fame Case for Dick Allen

Allen was a tremendous baseball player who had the misfortune of coming up through an organization that was...

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PHOTO: Ted Williams picks out his lumber at Louisville Slugger

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