1. One Word To Describe Every MLB Stadium

    For whatever reason, baseball stadiums bring out the best in the nation's architectural geniuses. I don't know if it's the plush green grass or the smells or just the history that ...

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  2. MLB: 25 Most Talented "Little Guys" in Baseball History

    "It's not the size of the man in the fight, its the size of the fight in the man." These words ring true for this particular installment for Bleacher Report...

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  3. 15 Shortest Fuses in Baseball History

    Baseball used to be one of the only sports that would "police their own." If a star player was beaned by an opposing pitcher, that team's star player would expect to get hit sometime along the line and the issue would be resolved...

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  4. The 7 Dirtiest Players in MLB

    Baseball has always been a game where the players police each other. If a teammate gets hit by a pitch seemingly on purpose, an opponent's player will get hit sometime in the near future...

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  5. MLB Trade Rumors: 11 Big Names Rebuilding Teams Need to Deal

    As the season winds down, teams out of the playoff race are looking at the future of their respective franchises to see who may fit in and who needs more seasoning...

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  6. Ranking Every MLB Contender's Biggest Injury Concern

    With only a couple weeks left in the regular season, baseball finds itself in kind of a hairy situation. There is only really one or two division races left and there is a wild card race potentially brewing in the American League...

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  7. MLB: 7 Craziest September Collapses in Baseball History

    As we head down the home stretch of what's been a less than exciting 2011 MLB season, teams always talk about being within striking distance come September...

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  8. MLB's Next 13 'Lucky' Hitters Up for a Massive Extension

    Teams around the majors are starting to take care of their younger players a lot more than they used to. You see teams like the Reds with Joey Votto, the Rays with Evan Longoria ...

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  9. Stephen Strasburg: Power Ranking the Five Strongest Tommy John Recoveries

    In 1974, Tommy John had a ligament taken from his leg and put into his elbow. Dr. Frank Jobe stated that it would be a 1 in 100 chance that he would pitch again. John returned in 1976 and pitched until 1989...

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  10. Jim Thome 600 Home Runs: Ranking All 8 Sluggers to Reach No. 600

    Monday night was a very special night for the Thome family. His father along with his wife and kids were all in Detroit to witness not only number 599, but also 600. Thome joins an elite group of only eight other players to reach this magic number...

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  11. MLB: 7 Most Improbable Hitting Streaks

    Dan Uggla's hitting streak came to an end today at 33 games. Never in anybody's wildest dreams would Dan Uggla's name surface as the guy who would eclipse the Atlanta Braves all-time hitting streak mark and claim it as his own...

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  12. 2011 MLB Free Agency: Ranking the 15 Best Pitchers Who Will Be Available

    The trade deadline has come and went, and we have officially hit the dog days of summer. Two months left in the season and a lot to still be sorted out...

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  13. MLB Free Agency: 8 'Lame Ducks' in Baseball

    The trade deadline has come and passed and pundits have discussed at length which teams were winners and losers...

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  14. 2011 MLB Hall of Fame Induction: Pete Rose and Eight Immortals Who Never Get In

    Sunday marks the induction of Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar into the hallowed halls of Cooperstown. Neither one are first ballot Hall of Famers but have stood the test of time (Blyleven much longer than Alomar) to finally hear their names called...

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  15. MLB: 10 Worst Excuses in MLB History

    Everybody knows what excuses are like. Unfortunately, they are becoming more and more common with information that is easily accessible with the social media and 24-hour news reports...

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  16. MLB Power Rankings: Ranking Every MLB Announcing Crew

    The way we watch baseball games has definitely changed over the past 10 to 15 years. We have access to so much more information than in the past; the days of relying on the "team in the booth" to explain stats and so on are over...

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  17. 2011 MLB All-Star Voting: Ranking the Biggest Snub at Every Starting Position

    I can't believe how fast this summer is going! It just seems like yesterday we were in April with the first pitches of the season being thrown all over ballparks across the nation...

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  18. MLB: 10 Most Devastating Injuries in Baseball History

    They are images that stick with us for a long time, and when we hear about them, we get goose bumps or remember what we were doing when we first saw them...

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  19. Felix Hernandez and MLB's "All 25-and-Under" Team

    The youth movement is on in major league baseball and it's only getting stronger. With the draft taking place just a couple weeks ago, you are seeing teams build from within more so than depending solely on the free agent market...

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  20. MLB Power Rankings: Five Big Egos Reduced to Second Fiddles

    One of the most talked about story lines to come out of the NBA Finals is LeBron James' comments towards his critics and "haters" that he made at the press conference...

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  21. MLB: Robinson Cano and 10 Sons Who Were Better Players Than Their Fathers

    As a young boy, most of the time you want to live up to the standards your father has set for you either as a husband, friend or even in the work place because you don't want to disappoint Dad...

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  22. MLB Draft 2011: Ranking the 22 Most Disappointing Picks of the Last 10 Years

    The amateur baseball draft is upon us, and to be brutally honest, it's a complete crap shoot. There have been some players who have panned out (Joe Mauer) and some who haven't (Brien Taylor)...

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  23. MLB Trade Speculation: 10 Stars Who'll Be Moved If Their Teams Are Sellers

    Unless you're the Minnesota Twins and are so far behind you think you're in first, a lot of teams are still in the hunt for postseason play...

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  24. MLB Predictions: 8 Players Who Could Score the Next 40-Game Hitting Streak

    Joe DiMaggio's hitting streak of 56 games is one of the most unbelievable accomplishments in sports. There have been only a handful of players who have even cracked the 40 game barrier, let alone 50...

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  25. MLB Trade Rumors: Power Ranking Each Team's Odds of Landing Prince Fielder

    The Milwaukee Brewers are hovering around .500, which isn't good news for fans that want to see the Brewers keep their All-Star first baseman Prince Fielder...

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