December 7, 2013
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About Frank JacksonFrank Jackson has published previous baseball articles in National Pastime and Elysian Fields Quarterly. He was weaned on baseball at Connie Mack Stadium.
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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?
Back to back to back to back!
And a PCL legend is born
Complete games and the amazing Jack Taylor
What could be better?
Baseball team slogans leave something to be desired.
The franchise icon who wasn't a star
What's Ted Williams ERA? And guess who else his catcher caught?
The postseason, in season.
Eddie Gaedel vs. James Thurber: fact vs. fiction
The pitcher whose power hitting is unmatched.
When it comes to racing, why stop with sausages?
Spanning to globe, league-to-league
Passing away in El Paso
The pitch that made a moment famous
Triple-A ball happens in Vegas, but will it stay in Vegas?
Braves fans and Bob Horner may remember that.
... and other musings about baseball's top awards
Ted Williams' last swings at Fenway
Baseball, Canseco and controversy keep finding one another.
Nearly 400 homers—and nearly anonymous.
On a May day 51 years ago, a Mets pitcher reached the height of his career.
A great, yet little-known, World Series pitching performance.
The Yankees' home run champion you've never heard of.
The Rockies and Marlins have had their successes and disappointments.
'Bullet' Bob Turley and the Texas League in 1951
San Antonio's stadium could be an interim home for a major league team there.
How Chicago might have been a one-team town.
Spring training in the Limestone League
Opening Day is the best, even in February.
It takes a lot of talent to lose so many games.
The weighty matter of big ballplayers.
Tempest in the Torrid Zone
Who pays attention to a good series between bad teams?
The second-best home run hitter who also pitched well.
Despite stars and a new ballpark, the windblown team wasn't quite good enough.