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Our Fearless Predictions for the 2015 MLB Season
Who will reign as the best, worst and most surprising baseball teams for the upcoming 2015 season? Read our predictions here and see if you agree.
They Were There: Bob Roselli
Bob Roselli recalls the good life as a Milwaukee Brave, angry pitchers who didn't hesitate to hit batters and the aura of the Yankees.
It Was Twenty Years Ago Today...
The story of how This Great Game has evolved over two decades, from a modest datebook to an ambitious coffee table book to the popular web site it is today.
TGG on YouTube
Shortly after Dock Ellis was interviewed about pitching a 1970 no-hitter while under the influence of LSD, artist James Blagden and No Mas teamed up to create this entertaining and edgy illustrative recreation of Ellis' controversial achievement with his interview serving as a narration.
TGG Links: Because We Know What You'll Like
Our short list below for the most visible, valuable and curious baseball resources for fans and researchers of all ages.
Baseball’s Ten Worst Performances by a Reigning Cy Young Award Winner
It’s the pinnacle of pitching excellence, the high point of one’s career. It doesn’t, however, guarantee you everlasting success. Just ask these ten pitchers who reached the top, earned the prestigious honor and then stumbled, very badly, the next season.
The Ballparks: Shea Stadium
Never mind the jet packs and monorails. Shea Stadium represented the Space Age to New Yorkers freed of their rotting baseball relics of yesteryear, proudly serving as the center of the Gotham entertainment universe until early neglect threatened to turn it into a black hole. Good times or bad, you could always count on a high-decibel din courtesy of diehard Mets fans and the airliners roaring overhead.
A Look Back on April
The Month That Was in Baseball: Don't mess with Yordano Ventura and the Royals; They played a game and nobody came (because baseball wouldn't let them); Josh Hamilton goes back home again—will he rediscover his MVP skills? All this and much more, including the return of our picks for the Best and Worst of the Month and, making its debut, Wild Pitches—ten stories people found hard to believe in April. Check it out!
The Ten Greatest Cleveland Indians Hitters
The late Al Rosen propelled the terrific Indians teams of the 1950s, but where does he rank on the list of all-time Cleveland hitting greats, populated also by Hall-of-Fame legends Nap Lajoie and Tris Speaker and more modern-day studs like Albert Belle and Jim Thome? Find out now!
2014 Replay it Again, Bud
Baseball finally embraces extensive video replay to review close calls, but the process leaves a lot to be desired; the Kansas City Royals make a spirited run to the World Series after taking 29 straight Octobers off, but run into a wall named Madison Bumgarner.
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