1960s Baseball

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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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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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The Hall of Fame Case for Danny Murtaugh

Danny Murtaugh was a humble Irishman with a bad ticker who led the Pirates to two World Series...

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

If you pitch to him, he’ll ruin baseball. He’d hit 80 home runs. There’s no comparison between McCovey...

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Remembering Bill Freehan

The Detroit Tigers gave Bill Freehan a $100,000 bonus off the campus of the University of Michigan. That...

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The Ultimate Brave: Eddie Mathews

This is part of our series on the "Ultimate Franchise Players" in baseball history. These players are not...

VIDEO: Yogi Berra and Whitey Ford are interviewed by Tim Russert

This interview aired on CNBC in 2002, with Tim Russert showing his love for baseball as he talks...

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Bob Gibson was the best postseason pitcher in baseball history

The greatest big-game pitcher of his era, Bob Gibson may have been the best big-game pitcher of all-time....

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When Sandy Koufax dominated the hapless New York Mets for his first no-hitter

At the start of the 1962 season, Sandy Koufax was a .500 pitcher with an ERA just below...

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Padres early history was wild and crazy

To say the early days of the San Diego Padres were zany would be an understatement.

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When Angels’ pitching playboy Bo Belinsky owned Los Angeles

Bo Belinsky was more like a playboy Hollywood star than a pitcher.