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  • Detroit's Miguel Cabrera Claims 1st Triple Crown Since 1967

    Detroit's Miguel Cabrera Claims 1st Triple Crown Since 1967
    Detroit Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera Wednesday night became baseball's first triple crown winner in 45 years, leading the American League in batting average, home runs and runs batted in. Cabrera locked up the home run and RBI titles early in...
  • Move under way to get Bill Veeck's father into Hall of Fame

    Move under way to get Bill Veeck's father into Hall of Fame
    Mary Frances Veeck fondly remembers the occasions when her late husband, Bill, would reminisce about his father, William Veeck. "I always loved hearing Bill talk about his father, and he would talk about him quite often," said Veeck, now 91 and living in...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Was Grover Cleveland Alexander drunk when he struck out Tony Lazzeri in Game 7 of the 1926 World Series?

     
    BASEBALL LEGEND: Grover Cleveland Alexander was drunk and/or asleep in the bullpen when he was called out to face Tony Lazzeri in the 7th inning of Game 7 of the 1926 World Series. STATUS: I'm Going With False. Modern baseball......
  • Ralph Kiner ties baseball history to present on SNY

     
    I turned on the Mets game Sunday in the sixth inning, and within five minutes Ralph Kiner had told stories about Marty Marion and Rogers Hornsby that were interesting and relevant to the action in the game at hand.......
  • The surprising shortstop weakness in Dodger history

     
    Please welcome this guest post by Eric Enders, author of "The Fall Classic: The Definitive History of the World Series." * * * In filling out my all-time Dodger lineup card, something occurred to me that I???d never thought about......
  • Second String; A spring to be forgotten

    "People ask me what I do in winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring." — Rogers Hornsby The greatest second baseman of all-time Where, oh where, did the spring go? Just as soon as the...
  • Edgar Martinez Falls Short In First HOF Vote

    Edgar Martinez Falls Short In First HOF Vote
    In his first appearance on the Hall of Fame ballot, Edgar Martinez got nearly half the support he'll need to enter Cooperstown. The challenge in years ahead will be winning over voters who aren't convinced a designated hitter belongs. Martinez, the...
  • SPRING TRAINING: Ghost stories abound

    SPRING TRAINING: Ghost stories abound
    "People ask me what I do in the winter when there's no baseball. I'll tell you what I do. I stare out the window and wait for spring." — Rogers Hornsby Florida's welcoming arms have always been home to baseball greats like Hornsby and a parade of...
  • Mariners Falter Late Against Rangers

    Mariners Falter Late Against Rangers
    Taylor Teagarden hit a go-ahead single and the Texas Rangers scored three runs with two outs in the ninth inning to beat the Seattle Mariners 7-4 Friday night. The victory assured the Rangers of second place in the AL West for the second straight year...