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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.
An Open Letter to Baseball
Re: Expanded Video Review
An honest, heartfelt letter to the powers that be behind baseball’s failing version of comprehensive video review—and how our concept can fix it.
Fix the Problems, Not the Game
The Week That Was in Baseball: The "mystery" executive who thinks a seven-inning ballgame is a good idea; Michael Pineda has pine tar on his pitching palm, and nobody seems to care; The Bushers book tour begins; Photographing Safeco Field; The Portland A's?; All this and more, including our Day-by-Day breakdown and picks for the Best and Worst of the Week!
The Ten Greatest Cubs Hitters
Hack Wilson put up thundering numbers as a member of the Cubs, 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 latter-day fan favorites in Ernie Banks, Billy Williams or Ryne Sandberg? Find out now!
1925 An Intestinal Excess
The good life—or too much of it—finally catches up with a bloated Babe Ruth; a tightly contested World Series climaxes when an 18-year old rookie watches two ground balls hop wildly over his head in the seventh game, resulting in the Washington Senators' first, last and only championship.
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