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By Rocco Constantino On Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Yankees Architect and Beloved Baseball Figure Gene Michael Dies at 79

Whether you’re a fan of them or not, it’s hard to argue that the New York Yankees are the most celebrated franchise in Major League Baseball history.  The roll call of legends who have worn the pinstripes More...

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 Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

50 Years Ago Today, The Mets Made A Colossal Draft Mistake

New York Mets fans, close your eyes. Take yourself back to October 13, 1973.  The Mets were in the World Series taking on the Oakland A’s.  Picture the legendary Willie Mays, standing in center field More...

By Rocco Constantino On Monday, March 28th, 2016

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 Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 120-111

111. 1989 World Series Earthquake On October 27, 1989, baseball fans turned their eyes to the Bay Area as Game 3 of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Oakland A’s was about to get underway.  More...

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...

By Rocco Constantino On Thursday, March 10th, 2016

Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 240-231

240. Umpire walk out of 1999 Unfortunately, Major League Baseball history is dotted with periods of contentious labor relations. The 1981 and 1994 MLB stoppage of play stand out as particular dark spots in the More...

By Rocco Constantino On Sunday, March 6th, 2016

Top 300 Moments that Shaped Major League Baseball: 270-261

270. Lee Elia‘s incredible NSFW tirade Baseball managerial tirades are a fun thing.  Who doesn’t love those old clips of Earl Weaver laying into Bill Haller or Lou Piniella chucking bases around the diamond More...

Brett Lawrie
By Douglas Fox On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Brett Lawrie Earns A Sombrero

Oakland Athletics 3rd baseman Brett Lawrie may have found himself in the history books this morning for having what some are calling a Perfect Golden Sombrero – striking out four times on twelve pitches: Brett More...

Will Ferrell
By Douglas Fox On Friday, March 13th, 2015

Bert Campaneris: Nine Position Pioneer

Comedian Will Farrell drew huge mainstream and social media attention with his fundraising efforts in the Cactus League yesterday, playing all 9 positions (plus DH) for 10 different teams, including being brought More...

By Brandon Jopko On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Top 10 Books in Baseball Literature

Immersing myself in baseball literature truly opens a window that plunges me into mostly times of baseball past, but also the present. This list is characterized by fascinating narratives – full of bigger than More...

By Michael Theed On Monday, July 15th, 2013

Baltimore Orioles Mid-Season Report Card

Team: Baltimore Orioles Record: 53-43 (4.5 GB) Biggest Surprise of 1st Half:  There’s a few places to go with this. One of them is the pitching being so poor. That, however, will be discussed in the next More...

By Michael Theed On Thursday, May 9th, 2013
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Adam Dunn: The Future Mr. 3000?

There are many hitters in baseball who people would call “all or nothing” type hitters, and one of the first players that come to mind when that statement is made, is Adam Dunn. Dunn is a prime example More...

Packard Stadium
By Clayton Richer On Saturday, March 23rd, 2013

Field Of Dreams At Packard Stadium

Ryan Kellogg is a pitching product out of Canada who opted for Arizona State University after being drafted in the recent amateur draft by the Toronto Blue Jays. I was curious about the history of ASU and Packard More...

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