1. Ghosts of Yankees Past: Is Bernie Williams a Hall of Famer?

    He was a Gold Glove center fielder, a four-time World Champion, a batting title winner, and a fan favorite for the biggest, most important baseball team in the history of baseball...

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  2. Andruw Jones and the Adjusted 400 Home Run Club

    Andruw Jones of the Chicago White Sox stands just two home runs away from joining the 400 Home Run Club, a once exclusive club which now boasts 45 members...

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  3. Top 20 Worst Changes in Sports History

    As you may or may not have heard, there are big changes coming to the alignment of teams for some of college football's major conferences...

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  4. Six Rare Baseball Feats That Have Occurred Twice in a Season

    We've officially had two perfect games this season, and really we've had three. How shocking is that? Before 2010, Major League Baseball had only seen 18 perfect games—16 if you ...

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  5. The Philadelphia Feud: Jamie and Asher Debate the Phillies and More

    Jamie Ambler and I are both Featured Columnists covering the Philadelphia Phillies for Bleacher Report. As we quickly learned upon meeting one another and becoming acquainted with ...

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  6. Lakers vs. Celtics Game Five: A Turning Point in NBA History

    The Los Angeles Lakers and the Boston Celtics play Game Five of the NBA Finals in Boston tonight, and all that is riding on this game is the future of the free world. Okay, maybe not...

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  7. Derek Jeter: How One Player Can Be an All-Time Great and Overrated.

    Cal Ripken, Jr., is one of the most celebrated players in baseball history. Practically the Patron Saint of the state of Maryland, Ripken was beloved by home fans and road fans alike...

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  8. The Top 25 Most Underrated Players in Baseball History

    In his book, "The New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract," Bill James described Darrell Evans as "probably the most underrated player in baseball history." James supported his argument by pointing out that while Evans had a low batting average (..

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 4 years ago 1,765 reads 170 comments

  9. Florida Marlins Alumni Association: An All-Star Team of Former Fish

    The Philadelphia Phillies and the Florida Marlins wrapped up a three game set on Thursday at Citizen's Bank Park on a cool and breezy evening...

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  10. Beasts of the NL East: 10 Young Stars to Freak Out the Phillies

    Hey there, Phillies fans, I am not sure if you heard but the Washington Nationals had a young pitcher (I've got his name here somewhere) make his major league debut on Tuesday and he pitched pretty well...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 4 years ago 1,118 reads 14 comments

  11. Derek Jeter and the Ten Current Players Who Will Get to 3,000 Hits

    Derek Jeter has never hit for significant power, has never been a huge RBI guy, and has finished a season with a slugging percentage over .500 only once. But he has always been able to hit—and hit and hit and hit...

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  12. 2010 MLB Draft Results: Philadelphia Phillies Drafting for Future, but Whose?

    Is Jesse Biddle the Philadelphia Phillies’ pitcher of tomorrow, or is he the next player to be dangled the next time the Phillies need help at the trade deadline? Only time will tell...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 4 years ago 1,285 reads 1 comments

  13. Donald Glover All-Stars: Ten Players Who Are Not Sons of Major Leaguers

    On April 21, 2010, actor Donald Glover of television's "Community" went on the Jay Leno show. At the beginning of the interview, Jay Leno said "I figure I gotta check this guy out on the internet...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 4 years ago 456 reads 15 comments

  14. MLB: Top 20 Players Who Look Odd in Their Current Jerseys

    Most of the greatest players of all time spent the final year or few years on teams for whom they did not spend their entire careers, and it just didn't seem right...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 4 years ago 2,796 reads 17 comments

  15. Top 10 Funniest Moments in Spelling Bee History

    Every year a group of incredibly intelligent middle schoolers from across the country gather in Washington D.C. for the annual Scripps' National Spelling Bee...

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  16. Why Do We Always Assume Ken Griffey Jr. Didn't Use Steroids?

    The Ken Griffey, Jr. Era officially ended on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 when the player known as “The Kid” retired from baseball after 22 seasons, 630 home runs, 1836 RBIs, and 1662 runs scored...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 4 years ago 6,788 reads 127 comments

  17. Fathers and Sons: Top 20 All-Time Sons of Major Leaguers

    The San Diego Padres and Philadelphia Phillies face off this weekend in a match-up featuring a bewildering assortment of player related in some way to other players, including Will Venable, Tony Gwynn Jr...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 4 years ago 8,923 reads 30 comments

  18. Phillies 2008 Post-Season Hero Matt Stairs Returns to Philadelphia

    In 18 seasons spent in the major leagues, perhaps Matt Stairs’ most well-known moment came in a Philadelphia Phillies uniform...

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  19. 2010 MLB Season: New Pitchers' Era, or Just Something in the Air?

    Sometimes during the long and winding baseball season, there are games in which one gets the feeling that the action on the field isn’t just a function of the players on the field, but that there might just be something in the air that day...

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  20. Zack Greinke and the Top 20 Worst Cy Young Follow Up Seasons

    With his latest loss on Thursday, the Kansas City Royals' Zack Greinke has fallen to 1-7 on the season with a 3.60 ERA. Greinke, of course, is the reigning American League Cy Young Award winner, having gone 16-8 with a sparkling 2...

    Asher Chancey Written by Asher Chancey about 4 years ago 2,072 reads 29 comments

  21. The 20 Hottest New York Sports Fans of All-Time

    It seems that the City That Never Sleeps is home to more sports franchises than any other two cities combined. And with all those teams come some of the hottest females fans in the country...

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  22. The Top 10 Players Who Never Led Their League in Runs Batted In

    The Run Batted In, or "RBI" has long been one of the glorious statistics in all of sports. When a major league hitter wins the Triple Crown, he leads his league in homeruns, batting average, and RBI's...

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  23. The Top 10 Philadelphia Phillies Draft Busts of All Time

    Ask any modern—day Philadelphia Phillies fan who the biggest Phillies draft bust of all time was, and chances are that they'll tell you it was Pat Burrell...

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  24. Get Ready To Be Derailed: Detroit Tigers Trade The D-Train To Arizona

    The Detroit Tigers and Arizona Diamondbacks continued their starting pitcher trading frenzy on Tuesday, with starter Dontrelle Willis becoming the newest former Tigers pitcher to join ...

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  25. Is the Atlanta Braves' Troy Glaus a Potential Hall of Famer?

    In an effort to bolster their lineup and make a run at the Phillies in 2010, the Atlanta Braves added third baseman Troy Glaus...

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