1990s Baseball

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VIDEO: Andy Van Slyke Records Rare Unassisted Double Play

There have been outfielders who have turned an unassisted double play, but it's extremely rare.

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Tony Gwynn: Pride of San Diego

Just when baseball seemed to be getting drunk on home runs, Tony Gwynn emerged to reveal the beauty...

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The Blue Jays Gave Up On John Olerud: A Video Perspective

Why did the Blue Jays try to mess with John Olerud? Robb Scott of the Blue Jays Baseball...

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Looking back at the career of the beloved Mike Lowell

Looking back at the career of third baseman Mike Lowell.

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Roberto Alomar: Baseball’s Nomad Superstar

Among Hall of Famers, Roberto Alomar may be the least attached to any one team or city. Like...

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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...

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Temper, temper: The troubled baseball career of José Offerman

In a 15-year career in the major leagues, Offerman was a two-time All-Star, but most troubling, he was...

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Johnson’s success strengthens Hall of Fame credentials

With his success with the Nationals in 2012, Davey Johnson has made it nearly impossible to keep him...

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10-inning shutout masterpiece by Morris led Twins past Braves in 1991 World Series

The greatest pitching performance in the World Series ever? Might have been. Jack Morris, the ace of aces...

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The year Derek Jeter took a giant step toward the big leagues

In his second season in the Yankee organization, Derek Jeter committed 56 errors at shortstop for the Greensboro...

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Five moves that helped land Gillick in the Hall

Normally, trading a future Hall of Fame player is the death knell for a major league general manager....

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Sparky Anderson was a man of hyperbole and principle

When the Cincinnati Reds named 36-year old George Anderson as their manager during the 1969-1970 off-season, newspapers in...