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They Were There: Jim Parque
Part of a surprisingly good (but ultimately fragile) White Sox rotation in 2000, Jim Parque looks back on his baseball upbringing, his contribution to a particularly nasty brawl and his appearnce in the Mitchell Report.
Impostors! Great Namesakes in Baseball History
Call them clones, imitators or charlatans, these common ballplayers are often confused for others with the same name and a more accomplished career.
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.
The Ten Worst Promotional Ideas in Baseball History
Bad promotions, bad ideas, bad results. Here’s ten concepts that didn’t quite work out as baseball had hoped.
The Ballparks: U.S. Cellular Field
Approved at the stroke of midnight—give or take a minute—U.S. Cellular Field was built to be the king of ballparks but became passé within a year, a soulless venue everyone loved to hate with its vertigo-inducing upper deck and refusal to integrate with the neighborhood. Better late than never, the Chicago White Sox took a decade to catch up to the past and have righted some of the wrongs.
The Comebacker Returns!
The Month That Was in Baseball: The Hall of Fame inducts four new members—and as usual, few people are happy about it; Bud Selig steps down amid debate on whether he's the greatest commissioner ever; The passing of Ernie Banks; Where will Baseball wind up the pitch clock for 2015? All this and much, much, more!
The Ten Greatest Chicago Cubs Hitters
The late great Ernie Banks put up fantastic numbers in his day, but are they earth-shattering enough to place him at the top of the list among the team’s hitting greats? Or does that distinction belong to Hack Wilson, Billy Williams or Ryne Sandberg? 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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