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Why Don't Players Choke Up on the Bat Anymore?

What Made Tony Gwynn a Great Hitter?

The True Story Behind "Take Me Out to the Ballgame"

Mays or Mantle: Who's Your Guy in Centerfield?

Heard About the New Rules in Baseball to Speed Up the Game?

Would You Let Pete Rose in the Hall of Fame?

The Craziest Superstitions of Baseball Players

What do a French Restaurant Linda Ronstadt and a Mexican Hat have to do with Baseball?

Yogi Berra Said Some Funny Stuff, but His Career Was No Joke

Is it Time to Get Rid of the Designated Hitter... or Expand It to the National League?

What Was the Best or Worst Trade Your Baseball Team Ever Made?

What's the Reason for All the Tommy John Surgeries?

Test Your All-Star Game Knowledge! 

Catchers Make the Best Managers. . .Maybe

What is Sabermetrics?

A Woman's Softball Pitcher vs. the Top Baseball Hitters. . .Who Wins?

Is Baseball Still the National Pastime?

Does Anyone Throw a Spitball Today?

"Three Finger Brown" Had Four Fingers . . .and a Great Nickname

DiMaggio's 56 or Williams' .406. What's More Impressive?

With Injuries on the Rise, Why Are Players Still Sliding Headfirst?

Will Switch-Hitting Make a Comeback?

10 Things You Didn't Know About Japanese Baseball

You Don’t Have to Be a Nerd to Play Fantasy Baseball—Just an Ordinary Fan

How Bad (And Lovable) Were the 1962 Mets?

Learning More About Fantasy Baseball

Which Players Had the Most Amazing Opening Days?

Can There Really Be One Best (Or Worst) Baseball Movie?

The Amazing Yankees of the '40s and '50s

The Amazing Life and Legacy of Lou Gehrig

Think Your Team Is Off to a Bad Start?

You're Outta Here! Things That Have Disappeared from the Game

Some of the Best Rookie Seasons Ever

Oh, Brother…There Are So Many Relatives in Baseball.

Ban the Shift? Even the Commissioner Mentioned It.

Ladies in the Outfield

Rollie Fingers Made the "All-Body-Parts" Team. What Other Teams Are Out There? 

Vin Scully—the Voice and the Man—Will Be Missed

Is It the Cubs Turn to Reverse the Curse?

Where Does Cubs vs. Indians Game 7 Rank?

There’s More to Satchel Paige Than His Age

The Amazing Changeup. Do Hitters Have a Chance?

Willie Mays Sold Cars. Yogi Berra Sold Suits. Just a Few Off Season Jobs of the Past.

MLB Stars Who Switched Positions

Major League Players Who Made It to the NFL

Clemente and Munson: A Look Back at Baseball’s Loss

How Much Do You Know About Spring Training?

Watch Closely or You Might Miss an Intentional Walk

Classic Bad Calls Before Instant Replay Could Help

Baseball Legends and Myths: What's True, What's Not True?

Sound Like an All-Star Game Expert!

A Look Back at Cal Ripken Jr's AMAZING Streak

Who Was the Greatest Switch-Hitter Ever?

The “Unbreakable” Record: DiMaggio’s 56-Game Hitting Streak

If Stealing Signs Is Part of the Game, Why Do Teams Get So Upset?

Six Key Differences Between College and NFL Football (That We Tend to Forget About)

The Three Top Home Run Stories from This Season

Some Rookies of the Year Winners Had Hall of Fame Careers… and Some Didn’t

The Big Short: Jose Altuve Is One More in a Long Line of Great Shorter Players

A Few of the Best Pitching Duos (That Lasted!) in MLB

Fundraising Ideas Beyond Candy Bars, Discount Cards

Should Pete Rose Be Allowed in the Hall of Fame After He Dies?

Barry Bonds Is Not the Home Run Leader in the Hearts of Many

The "Black Sox" Scandal: A Look Back at Little Known Facts

The Lost Military Years of DiMaggio, Feller, Williams and Others— What Could They Have Achieved?

Batting Practice, Who Needs it?

Who Would Be on Major League Baseball’s Mount Rushmore?

Those Crazy Stats You Hear on TV: What Do They Mean?

Details About the Negro Leagues Most Fans Don’t Know

Looking Back at Lou Gehrig Appreciation Day

The Sports Illustrated Jinx: How It’s Affected Baseball