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  1. Going all the way back to 1977

    Oct 11, 2014, 12:41 PM EDT

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    Baseball, I’ve written before, will never stop being the game it was when you were 10 years old. That’s the charm. That’s the nostalgia. That’s the trap. I was 10 years old in 1977. The Kansas City Royals had the best record in baseball that year. The Baltimore Orioles were baseball’s paragon.

  2. Tom Seaver got in shape with Reader’s Digest Condensed books

    Oct 8, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT

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    “Look at Shakespeare over here. Hey, professor, where are your glasses?” — Pete Rose to Tom Seaver in 1970, probably.

  3. VIDEO: Derek Jeter passes Honus Wagner for sixth on all-time hits list

    Aug 9, 2014, 3:31 PM EDT

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    After tying Honus Wagner for sixth on MLB’s all-time hits list last night, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter moved into sole possession this afternoon with an infield single against Indians right-hander Corey Kluber in the bottom of the sixth inning.

  4. It’s been a trying year for Bryce Harper

    Aug 8, 2014, 7:44 PM EDT

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    It’s been a trying year for Bryce Harper, but the Washington Nationals are in first place despite the struggling star.

  5. VIDEO: Derek Jeter passes Carl Yastrzemski for seventh on all-time hits list

    Jul 28, 2014, 10:26 PM EDT

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    With three hits against the Rangers this evening, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has passed Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski for seventh-place on baseball’s all-time hit list.

  6. Four theories about the Hall of Fame voting changes

    Jul 27, 2014, 12:20 PM EDT

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    So I have three – no, wait, just thought of another one, so four – theories about the Baseball Hall of Fame’s decision to reduce the time a player can spend on the ballot from 15 years to 10. I am not opposed to this rule, by the way. I have long thought 15 years was too long for a player to be on the ballot. And I am absolutely for some changes in the Hall of Fame process …

  7. Expert’s Corner: How to troll fans of all 30 teams

    Jul 24, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

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    Everyone has a gift. This is my gift. I shall now share it with you.

  8. Adam Wainwright follows the rules and pays the price

    Jul 16, 2014, 1:55 AM EDT

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    Adam Wainwright chose to follow baseball’s unwritten rules and salute one of the all-time greats in his final All-Star Game. Somehow, he became the bad guy.

  9. Play of the Day: Mike Morin catches a deflected pop-up for the out

    Jul 6, 2014, 9:45 PM EDT

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    Mike Morin and Hank Conger did a reenactment of sorts of the famous Pete Rose/Bob Boone play from the 1980 World Series.

  10. Johnny Damon still thinks he can “outhit at least half the league”

    Jul 4, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT

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    Johnny Damon may be going a little crazy. The 40-year-old veteran says that he can “outhit at least half the league”.

  11. Home plate collisions of yesteryear were the exception, not the rule

    Jul 1, 2014, 10:32 AM EDT

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    The game is always changing. Even if people tell you otherwise.

  12. Nelson Cruz, Melky Cabrera and the silent majority

    Jun 27, 2014, 11:34 AM EDT

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    Nelson Cruz could be elected to the All-Star Game. Melky Cabrera and Ryan Braun, too. Shouldn’t the public be more upset about this?

  13. Derek Jeter is signing a pretty cool ball today

    May 26, 2014, 1:50 PM EDT

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    And with that, we probably have the only thing he and Pete Rose really have in common.

  14. Should MLB opt for safer bases to reduce sliding-related injuries?

    May 9, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT

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    Unknown to many, baseball’s hard bases have been the culprit of many injuries to star players in recent years. Is it time for Major League Baseball to take additional safety measures and go to a softer base?

  15. Which major-league managers were the best players?

    May 2, 2014, 9:15 PM EDT

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    Joe Posnanski ranks all 30 MLB managers by how good they were during their playing days.

  16. Tweet of the Day: Exactly how I figured the Donald Sterling ban would spill over into baseball

    Apr 29, 2014, 4:10 PM EDT

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    You can’t hate the Pete Rose Truth Squad. You can only tip your ugly hat to them for their dogged persistence.

  17. “Respect the Game?” Phooey.

    Apr 22, 2014, 3:08 PM EDT

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    Baseball has survived “threats” like Carlos Gomez before. And has even thrived because of them. Should guys like him respect the game? How sad that’d be.

  18. Boswell: “Harper may be the Nats’ seventh-best player”

    Apr 21, 2014, 8:44 AM EDT

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    That’s patently ridiculous, of course. But that’s the kind of nonsense you get when you start attacking guys for their alleged lack of hustle.

  19. Don’t diminish Hank Aaron’s greatness by calling him The Home Run King

    Apr 8, 2014, 5:25 PM EDT

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    Henry Aaron is NOT The Home Run King. That sounds like I’m going to follow with some rant about Barry Bonds breaking his record and how terrible that was … but I’m not. My thought here has nothing to do with that. Henry Aaron is not the Home Run King because that silly title would do nothing but diminish his greatness.

  20. One PED-fueled, record-breaking felon is good. The other PED-fueled, record-breaking felon is bad

    Mar 17, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT

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    My favorite thing about PED hysterics is how they totally freak out when one compares PED cheats to spitballers, bat-corkers and amphetamine poppers, claiming it to be apples and oranges and an illegitimate exercise in moral equivalency. Yet they themselves  love to compare gambling on baseball to PED use. And do so in an effort…

  21. Is Barry Bonds really getting a “fair hearing?”

    Mar 11, 2014, 8:25 AM EDT

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    In the wake of yesterday’s Barry Bonds press conference, Ken Rosenthal talks about Bonds’ Hall of Fame case. Rosenthal opposes Bonds’ induction. He says this about those who do not: I hate when some in favor of Bonds’ and Clemens’ candidacies disdainfully describe voters like myself as “gatekeepers of morality.” Guilty as charged, I guess, but…

  22. Derek Jeter has marks to shoot for in final season

    Feb 12, 2014, 2:55 PM EDT

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    Not that he ever seemed particularly motivated by personal milestones, but any dream of 4,000 hits and a run at Pete Rose died for Derek Jeter when he suffered a fractured ankle in the 2012 postseason. Never healthy in 2013, he played in just 17 games due to a quad injury and continued soreness in…

  23. What if corporate stadium names were outlawed?

    Feb 5, 2014, 2:32 PM EDT

    Power to the People

    The year is 2022. A socialist revolution has taken over the United States and most of the ruling, moneyed and elite classes have been put up against the wall in the name of justice. The only members — or fellow travelers — of the plutocratic class who are allowed to continue as they were are…

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