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2013: Coming on Strong
After two years of internal misery, the Boston Red Sox come together and give an emotional lift to a wounded city with an inspirational championship effort.
They Were There: Eddie Bockman
Eddie Bockman discusses his four years in the majors with the Yankees and Indians, and life as a player-manager in the Pacific Coast League.
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 Next Commissioner: Scott Boras?
The Week That Was in Baseball: The pros and cons to the argument of the super-agent becoming Bud Selig's replacement; Will a lawsuit from ex-minor leaguers bring down baseball's antitrust exemption?; Ian Kinsler's vindictive forecast for the Rangers; The legacy of Dr. Frank Jobe. All this and more!
Baseball's Ten Worst Performances by a Reigning MVP
Trying to maintain an elite level of baseball excellence proved most difficult for these ten MVP winners, whose performance hit the skids just a year after earning the big prize.
The Ten Greatest Braves Hitters
Few players in Braves history have accomplished as much as Chipper Jones, but where does he stand on the list of the franchise’s all-time hitting greats? And how does he compare with other Braves legends such as “true” home run king Hank Aaron, the clean-but-mean Dale Murphy or Wally Berger, the one-man wrecking crew of the 1930s? Find out now!
1948 The Greatest Show in Cleveland
The Cleveland Indians, under the wildly colorful and successful ownership of Bill Veeck, reach their first World Series in 28 years and match up against the Boston Braves, making their first Series journey in 34 years.
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