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By Rocco Constantino On Monday, July 31st, 2017

Ranking All 218 Major League Baseball Hall of Famers: Where Do Tim Raines, Jeff Bagwell and Ivan Rodriguez Rate?

This past weekend, Jeff Bagwell, Ivan Rodriguez and Tim Raines gained baseball immortality as they were inducted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame.  They have now joined an elite group of the (arguably) More...

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...

By Rocco Constantino On Monday, March 14th, 2016

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...

Carter, Piazza, Berra, Bench, Fisk
By Clayton Richer On Saturday, January 11th, 2014

Mike Piazza To Remain In Hall Of Fame Purgatory For Another Year

The writers have spoken. For the second year in a row Mike Piazza will remain in Hall of Fame purgatory yet again. The former backstop garnered 62.2% of the votes; good enough for 5th place among potential candidates More...

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By Ryan Walton On Saturday, January 4th, 2014

Rookie Of The Year Awards That Almost Didn’t Happen

As the baseball award season came and went for 2013, I started looking at statistics of previous winners of the Rookie of the Year award. However, the year that interested me the most was the year before they won More...

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