1990s Baseball

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VIDEO: First hit in Colorado Rockies’ history

The Colorado Rockies played their first game on April 4, 1993, at Shea Stadium. Unfortunately they faced Doc...

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Did accidental electric shock therapy give Roy Oswalt his blazing fastball?

When he was pitching in the minor leagues in 1999, Roy Oswalt hurt his shoulder, and might have...

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Ranking every second baseman who played with Cal Ripken Jr.

Cal Ripken Jr. rates as the best shortstop in baseball history according to our all-time rankings. He was...

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VIDEO: The Final Game at Tiger Stadium in Detroit

On September 27, 1999, the Detroit Tigers played their final game at Tiger Stadium. Located on the historic...

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This inside-the-park homer by Deion Sanders is hard to believe

Deion Sanders is in one sports Hall of Fame: the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton. But...

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When the Braves celebrated Dale Murphy Night

When the Atlanta Braves released an announcement after their game on August 2, 1990, that they had traded...

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Lee Smith belongs among Hall of Fame relievers

There are now seven relief pitchers in the Baseball Hall of Fame, with the addition of Lee Smith...

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Davey Johnson is the most deserving manager on Hall of Fame ballot

Earlier this month, the Baseball Hall of Fame announced the ten names on the Today's Game Ballot. A...

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How close did Bill Clinton come to ending the baseball strike in 1995?

The 1994-95 strike was the longest labor stoppage in baseball history, the longest in sports history up to...

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Was Jeter better than Nomar and ARod?

The career of Derek Jeter is a perfect illustration of the multitude of factors that go into a...

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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...