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McGriff Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Former slugger Fred McGriff, who hit 493 home runs and drove in 1,550 runs in…

Current and Former MLB Players Still Basking in the Clemente Glow

For many MLB players, the Roberto Clemente Award is the highest honor they could aspire…

MLB Can’t Wait To Ruin The Game of Baseball

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred hints that expansion of instant replay may be coming...and you won't…

Is The Baseball Hall of Fame Trying To Elect Fewer Players?

The Baseball Hall of Fame has announced changes to their special Eras Committees election process.

Pujols, Yadi & Waino Reunite as Cardinals Legends

Albert Pujols, Adam Wainwright, and Yadier Molina are all-time Cardinals greats.

What the new CBA means for Major League Baseball in 2022 and Beyond

What does the new Collective Bargaining Agreement mean for Major League Baseball?

9 Baseball Storylines We’ll Be Watching in 2022

These are the nine biggest baseball stories you'll be fascinated by in 2022. From the…

When will a baseball player come out of the closet?

In his 1990 autobiography, “Behind the Mask: My Double Life in Baseball,” Dave Pallone, a…

How Google is Getting Baseball History Wrong

How many home runs did Babe Ruth hit? Which teams did Ty Cobb play for?…

One person didn’t vote for Derek Jeter for the Hall of Fame: and that’s OK

The Baseball Hall of Fame has never tinkered with the 75 percent voting standard for…

Why are the baseball’s sticky, and what does it mean?

Cheating in baseball is as old as the game itself, and pitchers’ modifying the ball’s…

Jon Lester doesn’t appear to care about his Hall of Fame chances

Jon Lester is beloved by two passionate armies of baseball fans due to his credentials…

Removal of Spink’s name from writing award is appropriate

The Baseball Writers Association of America has removed J.G. Taylor Spink's name from their award.…

No player elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 2021 election

Curt Schilling fell 16 votes shy of election in his 9th year on the ballot.…

Don Sutton overcame humble beginnings to become Mr. Dependable

We discuss how Whitey Herzog nearly nabbed Don Sutton for the A's, and how Sutton…

Remembering Phil Niekro

We honor the most accomplished man to ever throw a knuckleball.

Little Joe Morgan was the heartbeat of The Big Red Machine

Hall of Famer Joe Morgan, a two-time Most Valuable Player and the greatest second baseman…

Whitey Ford pitched the big games for the Yankees

Whitey Ford, legendary big game pitcher for the Yankees in the 1950s and 1960s, and…

Bob Gibson’s legacy was far more than as a World Series champion

For all his accomplishments in uniform, Gibson's influence on the culture of baseball is often…

We’re losing our connections to baseball’s storied past

Since 2015, baseball has suffered a succession of losses, stripping the game of an important…

Whose Hall of Fame chances will be hurt most by shortened 2020 season?

In less than two weeks the 2020 baseball season will (finally) begin. But it will…

There’s no good reason to keep Landis name on baseball’s MVP award

The web page for Kenesaw Mountain Landis on MLB.com, official website of Major League Baseball,…

Hall of Fame’s “Eras Committees” are putting the correct names on the ballot

The Baseball Hall of Fame has changed their veterans committee election rules like the political…

Scandals clouded the 2019 and 1924 World Series

It seemed as if much of the nation was pulling for the Washington Nationals in…

Rivera, Halladay, Martinez, Mussina elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Mariano Rivera wasn't perfect at converting save opportunities during his career as baseball's greatest closer…

Election of Baines lowers the bar for the Baseball Hall of Fame

Did the baseball writers think they were getting another chance to vote for RAINES? The…

Back in New York, Cano is more like ARod than Jeter

For eight seasons, Alex Rodriguez and Robinson Cano surrounded Derek Jeter in the Yankees' infield.…

Babe Ruth to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously

In 1930 the new York Yankees signed Babe Ruth to a contract that paid him…

Biggio, Pedro, Big Unit, and Smoltz earn election to Baseball Hall of Fame

Craig Biggio, Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, and John Smoltz have been elected to the National…

Francona name has a history in Cleveland

There was a time when the city of Cleveland screamed bloody murder when Tito Francona…