The attention of the baseball world was overwhelmingly on New York the year of the first televised World Series. And with good reason.
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Aug. 9, 1946, was about a lot more than night baseball.
Approaching a century in Wrigley Field, the Cubs are without a World Series title. But they had the horses in the 1970s.
You have to wonder how a guy can stand upright in a batter’s box while another guy standing just 60 feet and six inches away fires a series of missiles so close to him.
It’s pretty hard to record 27 outs without allowing a hit but not strike anyone out, but it has been done before.
Old-school spring training hasn’t entirely vanished from the Cactus League, but with Phoenix Muni gone, it’s one step closer to extinction.
Beer was not a part of baseball in its initial years, but that changed quickly, and the two have been inseparable for 133 years and counting.
Father-son duos are prevalent in baseball, but the “Bing” and Kurt Russell duo was about as unique as it comes.
“Let’s play three?” Don’t bet on seeing that again.
The Little Colonel on the big stage
The illuminati take over major league baseball
The at-bat connection to the Hall of Fame
Ted’s dead, baby.
Of two teams, three stadiums and maybe a curse.
It wasn’t 26 miles, but it felt that way.
The second-best Series hitter ever? (And no, Reggie’s not No. 1.)
Way before Jack Morris’ 10-inning performance in 1991.
The Marlins’ ballpark has its pluses (several) and its minuses (the team).
A new baseball season opened yesterday. You didn’t notice?