1. MLB Draft...First Round Success Stories

    Last year's number one overall draft pick Stephen Strasburg is starting this season in Double-A Harrisburg instead of pitching in the Majors...

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  2. Stephen Strasburg Sent to Double-A...Success Still Guaranteed?

    After giving up just two runs this spring training for the Washington Nationals, last year's number one overall pick, Stephen Strasburg packed his bags, his Bible and is heading north...

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  3. 2010 Milestone Preview: American League East

    It would be really, really easy to sit here and write on and on about Alex Rodriguez.The fact that, at 33, he’s just 17 home runs away from becoming the youngest player to hit 600 home runs...

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  4. John Smoltz is Going Back to Atlanta

    I'm getting a little tired of the "is he" or "isn't he" game that a lot of the 90s premier pitchers seem to be playing. We've all seen Roger Clemens come and go and come and go again and again...

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  5. Help Bring Back the Youk Manchu!

    During a recent "Saturday Night Live", comedian/host Zach Galifianakis did the mustache community proud by shaving his trademark bushy hobo beard down to a very handsome cookie duster...

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  6. Former All-Star Talks Steroids, "Greenies"

    Thanks to Jose Canseco’s bestselling book Juiced and its follow up “The Mitchell Report”, Major League Baseball may never get out from under the steroid cloud...

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  7. 2010 Milestone Preview: National League East

    Last year at this time, the big question was…can the Phillies repeat?And they did.Kinda.They won the National League pennant, but as anyone with a pulse knows…they lost the World Series to the New York Yankees...

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  8. Bob Uecker Heading to the WWE Hall of Fame

    I'm generally not one to surf around the interwebs looking for wrestling stories, but when I saw the words "Bob Uecker" and "Hall of Fame"...I had to stop and look...

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  9. The "Buckner Ball" 23 Years Later: Where Is It Now?

    Postseason baseball is shaped by the iconography that is baseball itself. In the last 25 years, some of baseball’s most memorable moments played out on what proved to be the biggest stage...

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  10. Ten Things You Didn't Know About Randy Johnson's 300 Wins

    That sound you heard Thursday was a gorilla of monster proportions finally getting removed from the back of Randy Johnson. That’s right...

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  11. Big Leaguers' Thoughts on Randy Johnson on the Verge of 300 Victories

    On the eve of Randy Johnson potentially becoming baseball’s 24th 300-game winner, I had the privilege to put together the thoughts of three former players...Gary DiSarcina, Doug Glanville and Brian McRae...

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  12. Baseball Hall of Famer Rollie Fingers Talks Mustaches and Steroids

    When you see Rollie Fingers, the first thing you notice is that perfectly coifed handlebar mustache. But behind the iconic lip sweater is 341 career saves, seven All-Star appearances, an MVP, and a Cy Young Award...

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  13. Fergie Jenkins, Cubs Legend, Talks Baseball, Steroids, and Mustaches

    It’s rare that a Major League Baseball player (past or present) will say, “Sure, I’ll talk with you” via email or any other medium...

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  14. Fergie Jenkins and Greg Maddux Get Their Number Retired Sunday

    Take a look around the major leagues, team by team, and there are numbers that define the franchise. In Boston, it is Ted Williams’ familiar No. 9. No. 44 in Atlanta is synonymous with Hank Aaron...

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  15. Jason Giambi: The Power of the 'stache

    With 396 home runs under his belt, Oakland’s Jason Giambi sits four home runs away from 400 for his career. Sure, it doesn’t carry with it the same mystique that Gary Sheffield’s ...

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  16. 10 Things You Didn't Know About Gary Sheffield's 500 Home Runs

    Released by the Detroit Tigers on the eve of the 2009 baseball season, Gary Sheffield looked destined to potentially end his career with 499 career home runs. Friday night, he hit Number 500 and possibly cemented his case for Cooperstown...

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  17. Is Ichiro Suzuki Really The New Hit King?

    Like he has so many times before, Ichiro Suzuki slapped a single through the right side of the infield. Pretty routine if you think about it…but the historical significance was huge...

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  18. Junior and Ichiro...Beyond the Numbers

    A day after the majors celebrated his legacy, it is important to point out that if you walk around any ballpark in the majors, you’ll see Jackie Robinson’s 42 retired. It’s true...

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  19. Mark "The Bird" Fidrych...Gone, Not Forgotten

    In a span of just a few short hours, Major League Baseball lost two of its most colorful characters. One was the voice of the City of Brotherly Love, the other...a goofball who spoke in a thick New England accent...

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  20. Kalas, Dye, and Konerko: A Day Full of Highs and Lows

    "We have lost our voice" Phillies president David Montgomery said in announcing the death of legendary Philadelphia Phillies broadcaster Harry Kalas...

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  21. Wednesday with Monty: A Former Closer's Thoughts on Opening Day

    A few months ago, I wondered if we were living in the “age of the closer.” To be honest, I still kinda do. This offseason saw a number of top-flight closers change uniforms...

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  22. Metallica, Koko B. Ware, and Pedro Martinez Walk into a Bar...

    As Opening Day arrives (and The Hall of Very Good’s Milestone Preview comes to a close), it is important that we acknowledge those superstars that are still out there every day making a difference and, in some cases…looking for their next gig

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  23. Ten Milestones To Watch for This MLB Season

    Every season begins with a number of milestones on the horizon...2009 is no different. Gone is Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Greg Maddux. So, before the Bronx Bombers open the doors to their newest version of Yankee Stadium...

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  24. Major League Baseball's Milestone Preview: National League West

    Remember a couple of years back when, trying to mesh with his teammates, Barry Bonds donned a wig, dressed in drag, and took part in an American Idol spoof?Well, here we are, three years ...

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  25. 2009 Chicago White Sox Season Preview

    2008 Record: 89-74 Key Additions: Wilson Betemit (IF), Bartolo Colon (SP), Brent Lillibridge (IF) and Jayson Nix (2B) Key Subtractions: Orlando Cabrera (SS), Joe Crede (3B), ...

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