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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 140-131

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131. Kirby Puckett‘s Game 6 performance in 1991 Puckett was already a beloved figure in Minnesota before the 1991 World Series.  What he did in Game 6 that year elevated him to hero status and is the defining game of the Hall of Famer’s career.  The Braves had won the previous three games and were up 3-2 in the series.  Puckett tripled home More...

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By Rocco Constantino On Saturday, March 19th, 2016
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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 150-141

141. Scott Boras represents Mike Fischlin and Bill Caudill Unless he’s making you millions of dollars through his representation, Boras is generally disdained in the baseball world.  A cold-blooded agent who More...

25 May 1955 --- Original caption: 5/25/1955-New York, NY: Outfielder Mickey Mantle of the Yankees, a switch-hitting slugger who hit in 13 consecutive games, as of May 25th, displays his lefthand and righthand stances and grips at Yankee Stadium. Mantle's lefthanded grip (Upper Center) and righthanded grip (Lower Center) have combined to produce a total of 42 hits, 23 of them for extra bases. His batting average is .339. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS
By Rocco Constantino On Friday, March 18th, 2016
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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 150-300 Recap

With the list half way complete, here’s a rundown of moments 150-300. To read the details of every moment, visit the compilation of articles on Baseball Hot Corner’s main page. Daniel Okrent and friends More...

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By Rocco Constantino On Friday, March 18th, 2016
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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 160-151

160. Edgar Martinez wins 1995 ALDS “A lot of people remember that double when they talk about my career, I’d say, yeah, that would define my career.”  That quote comes directly from Martinez, acknowledging More...

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By Rocco Constantino On Thursday, March 17th, 2016
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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 170-161

170. Montreal Expos and Minnesota Twins avoid contraction On October 24, 2001, just before the start of the great New York Yankees-Arizona Diamondbacks World Series, a report surfaced that Major League Baseball More...

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By Rocco Constantino On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016
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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 180-171

180. Gil Hodges dies Even in a landscape that includes Babe Ruth, Mickey Mantle and Willie Mays, Gil Hodges ranks among the most beloved figures in New York baseball history.  One of the leaders of the beloved More...

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By Rocco Constantino On Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 190-181

190. Lou Gehrig‘s first four home run game Hitting four home runs in a game is a rare feat in the game as only 14 players have done so in Major League history.  The feat is even rarer than a perfect game. More...

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By Rocco Constantino On Monday, March 14th, 2016
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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 200-191

200. Home plate collisions banned Looking back, it’s amazing that the “Buster Posey Rule” took until 2014 to put in place.  Before then, catchers were sitting ducks, able to be completely trucked while defenselessly More...

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By Rocco Constantino On Sunday, March 13th, 2016
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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 210-201

210. Ogden Nash publishes “Lineup for Yesterday” Baseball history is full of fantastic songs, books, essays and other forms of creative writing, spanning back nearly as far as the game itself.  One More...

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By Rocco Constantino On Saturday, March 12th, 2016
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Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 220-211

220. Roberto Alomar spitting incident Arguments between players and umpires are a part of the game.  Even the most volatile arguments usually only draw a rise out of the fans, an ejection and everyone moves on.  More...








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