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They Were There: Gus Triandos
Former catcher Gus Triandos discusses his baseball life and the game today in the only loving way he can—with a salty, self-deprecating tongue.
The Legend of Sister Sandy Koufax
Nobody threw a chalkboard eraser with greater velocity and movement than Sister Sandra, who would have impressed the greatest baseball pitchers of her day.
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.
Making the Case for a Better Replay Process
The Week That Was in Baseball: A bad week for the umpires refuels talk of better replay rules; A bad week for J.A. Happ refuels talk of better protection for pitchers; Do you want to open a business next to Marlins Park? (We wouldn't either); 42's biggest critic—and potential first litigant. All this and more, including our picks for the Best and Worst of the Week!
Baseball's Ten Most Imperfect No-Hitters
So-called gems achieved by major league pitchers who labored to fame in spite of wildness, some clumsy play, a little illicit drug use—and sometimes even a loss.
1999 The Umpires Strike Out
Years of rising tensions result in a power play put forward to management by the game's arbiters, under the combustible leadership of Richie Phillips; it proves to be their undoing.
The Ten Greatest Cardinals Hitters
Does the late great Stan Musial top our list of the ten hitters who dominated in the uniform of the St. Louis Cardinals? Or could it be Albert Pujols, always dynamic in his time with the Redbirds during the 2000s? Or Rogers Hornsby, who once hit above .400 over a five-year period? Check out the list and see if you agree.
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