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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: The fans vote

For the past month, Baseball Hot Corner has been counting down the Top 300 Moments in Major League Baseball history.  The countdown considered on-field moments, influential people in the game’s history, historic off-field moments, baseball and the media and just about anything you can think of surrounding the past 116 years of Major League Baseball. As More...

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By Rocco Constantino On Saturday, April 2nd, 2016
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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 1-150 Recap

Babe Ruth sold to the Yankees Jackie Robinson breaks the color barrier Hank Aaron passes Babe Ruth The Shot Heard ‘Round the World Ban Johnson organizes the American League Giants and Dodgers move to California Lou More...

By Rocco Constantino On Saturday, April 2nd, 2016
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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 10-1

10. Roger Maris tops Babe Ruth In 1961, the American League expanded to 10 teams, generally watering down the pitching and tacking eight more games onto the schedule.  Maris and Mickey Mantle took advantage and More...

By Rocco Constantino On Friday, April 1st, 2016
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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 20-11

11. Pete Rose passes Ty Cobb The number 4,191 had been so incomprehensible for so long that it was widely considered nobody would ever approach Cobb’s career hits record.  There had only been about a dozen More...

By Rocco Constantino On Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 30-21

21. The Bill Buckner Game It’s not hyperbole to say that it took an absolute miracle for the New York Mets to win Game 6 of the 1986 World Series.  The game was tied 2-2 going to the seventh when the Boston More...

By Rocco Constantino On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016
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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 40-31

31. Pete Rose banned for life Very few players in all of professional sports have had such a swift and far fall from grace as Pete Rose.  For the better part of over two decades, Rose has become someone you just More...

By Rocco Constantino On Tuesday, March 29th, 2016
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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 50-41

41. Charlie Finley’s attempted fire sale The landscape of baseball in the late 1970s could have been a lot different if Commissioner Bowie Kuhn didn’t veto a number of transactions made by Oakland A’s More...

By Rocco Constantino On Monday, March 28th, 2016
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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 60-51

51. Jim Bouton writes Ball Four On the surface, Ball Four by Jim Bouton shouldn’t have registered more than just a blip on the radar of baseball books.  It was written by a mediocre pitcher about his 1969 season More...

By Rocco Constantino On Sunday, March 27th, 2016
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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 70-61

61. Ichiro’s debut When his incredible career is over, people will look back at Ichiro as one of the greatest hitters of his generation.  Although he didn’t debut in the Majors until he was 27, Ichiro More...

By Rocco Constantino On Saturday, March 26th, 2016
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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 80-71

71. Roy Halladay NLDS no-hitter When Halladay finally made his postseason debut, he made it count in the most dynamic way possible: he threw a no-hitter.  Pitching Game 1 of the 2010 NLDS, Halladay spun a 4-0 More...








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