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The Best Baseball Player Born Each Year Since the U.S. Civil War

We pick the best baseball player born every year since 1861.

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Miguel Cabrera and the 3,000 Hit Club

Where Miguel Cabrera fits in the group of 3,000-hit members.

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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 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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Nine amazing facts from the career of Max Scherzer

Once, when Max Scherzer was pitching in college for the University of Missouri, a teammate asked him during...

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Timeline of Wins by Franchise in American League (1901-present)

The American League was formed in 1901 with eight teams. Except for the first two years when New...

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Pitchers who won 100 games with two teams

Eight pitchers have managed to win 100 games for TWO teams. All but two of them are in...

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The 20 Greatest Braves of All-Time

The 20 greatest players in the history of the Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Braves, and Boston Braves.

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Oldest Living Members of the Baseball Hall of Fame

A list of the living members (elected as players) of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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The 20 Greatest Pirates of All-Time

The greatest players in the history of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Be ready for lumber and old-time pitchers.

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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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The 20 Greatest White Sox of All-Time

This is part of a series on the greatest players in the history of a franchise based on...

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The 20 Greatest Cincinnati Reds of All-Time

The sixth installment in a series that looks at the greatest players in franchise histories, based on Wins...

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The Nine Biggest Scandals in Baseball History

In many ways, professional baseball mirrors America, for the good and the bad. Just like the history of...

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The 20 Greatest Orioles of All-Time

Once upon a time, the Baltimore Orioles were baseball's model franchise. From the mid-1960s to the early 1980s,...

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The greatest batteries in baseball history

What is the greatest catcher/pitcher combination in baseball history? The best duo to ever form a battery? How...

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The 20 Greatest Minnesota Twins of All-Time

In this, the latest installment of my series on franchise leaders, I focus on the greatest Twins of...

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The most successful pitcher and manager combos in baseball history

The dynamic between a manager and a pitcher is pivotal for team success. The manager needs a strong...

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The nine worst players in the Baseball Hall of Fame

UPDATE: In 2021, the Golden Days Era committee elected four former players to the Baseball Hall of Fame....

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These starting pitchers won the most World Series titles

The most important player on the field is the pitcher. The baseball is literally in his hand to...

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The 20 Greatest Dodgers of All-Time

This is the third installment of my "Top 20" series, looking at the top players for a specific...

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The 20 Greatest Phillies of All-Time

A few years ago I penned a list article about the New York Yankees top players ranked according...

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The 12 Greatest Games Played at Wrigley Field

If you ask me, there's no better place to watch a baseball game than Wrigley Field. The Chicago...

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Wild Card Teams that got to the World Series

The wild card format was introduced in Major League Baseball in 1994 when the league also split into...

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Which pitching rotations stayed together the longest?

Almost as much as any other facet of the game, the usage of starting pitchers has evolved quite...

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What happens to teams that start the season hot?

Every year when a team wins the first few games of the baseball season there's a tendency for...

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The best teams to never win a World Series

Most teams that are good for three or four years or more eventually get to a World Series and...

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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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These players hit walk-off home runs to win a pennant

Very few men have felt the joy of hitting a home run to give their team the pennant.

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A not-so-short history of baseball team nicknames

Why are Boston's Sox red and Chicago's white? Who is it that the Dodgers dodge and why do...