1970s Baseball

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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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Jerry Remy was Mr. Consistency for Red Sox

Jerry Remy, who played ten seasons in the American League for the California Angels and Boston Red Sox...

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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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A Discussion about Bobby Grich and the Hall of Fame

Bobby Doerr wasn't elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame until he was an old man. Joe Gordon...

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Change in attitude and a nearly unhittable slider turned Steve Carlton into a legend

Steve Carlton was shuffling along with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1970, with a dismal 6-18 record, when...

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The Mod Style of the Swingin’ A’s

This is the second article in a series on baseball style that we call "Fashion Plate." When we...

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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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John Facenda of NFL Films narrates highlight video of 1976 National League Playoffs

In which we may talk about the "frozen tundra of Veterans Stadium."

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Brooks Robinson dominated the 1970 World Series both ways

It's possible that no other position player has ever dominated a World Series to the extent Brooks Robinson...

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Lou Brock haunted his former team for years, even when he got his 3,000th hit

Hall of Famer Lou Brock has died at the age of 81. Brock was an eight-time stolen base...