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They Were There: Erik Johnson
Erik JohnsonErik Johnson recalls a personal baseball journey that included one second-place finish after another—including his brief time as a member of the 1993 Giants.

TGG's Picks for the 2015 MLB All-Stars
TGG OpinionEverybody's picking the Royals—why, we don't know—but here's our choices for who we think should start in baseball's 86th Midsummer Classic. See if you agree.

It Was Twenty Years Ago Today...
Major League Baseball: The Twentieth Century cover 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
Dock Ellis no-hitter on lSDShortly 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.

A Look Back on September
this great game comebacker logoThe Month That Was in Baseball: Saying goodbye to Yogi Berra; Jonathan Papelbon's out-of-control week in the Beltway; a shameless lobbying effort to reinstate Joe Jackson back into the game; and what's more accurate: Total innings, or total pitches? All this and more, including our picks for the Best and Worst of the Month. Check it out!

The Ten Greatest Yankees Hitters
Yogi BerraWith spry baseball skills, a smile to love and a sense of humor unique and clever as it comes, the late Yogi Berra won three MVP titles in five years for the mighty Yankees—but where does he stand among the list of pinstriped legends that spans Babe Ruth to Mickey Mantle to Alex Rodriguez? Find out now!

The Ballparks: Great American Ball Park
The Ballparks: Great American Ball ParkThe home of baseball’s First Team is not so much a ballpark but an array of inviting neighborhoods, a diverse riverfront community that embraces old and new alike and opens its patio to the Ohio River with charm to rival a Mark Twain novel. Want a peak? It’s easy to do from the water, and not much tougher from downtown thanks to the intriguing gap that allows fans to see the city and vice versa.

1992 Truly, A World Series
1992: Truly, A World SeriesAs the Toronto Blue Jays return to the postseason for the first time in over 20 years, here's a look back at the first time they won it all—and the first time a team outside of American's borders took home baseball's ultimate trophy.

Baseball’s Ten Most Dominant Dynasties
This Great Game Lists These major league powerhouses exhibited greatness over long stretches of time and gave opponents little to hope for—except maybe a fast-foward button.

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