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The first interracial handshake in American professional baseball history, Jackie Robinson and George Shuba. #42 pic.twitter.com/YzZlEOofeW
The most famous hit of Derek Jeter’s career sparked a legendary nickname.
Entering the 2001 playoffs, the Yankees’ shortstop had built a reputation as a high-stakes performer, but he’d yet to earn a postseason moniker. While Reggie Jackson had become “Mr. October” after blasting three home runs in …
Landmark documentary illustrates how game has mirrored societal change
Twenty years ago, documentary filmmaker Ken Burns changed the way fans of all ages view and appreciate the game when one of his finest works, "Baseball," first aired. Last week, Burns sat down with MLB Publishing inside MLB's …Baseball
Twenty years later on this darkest of baseball anniversaries, the Montreal Expos franchise is once again basking in the sunshine of first place.
A powerhouse ballclub had its record frozen in time Sept. 14, 1994, stuck forever at 74 wins, 40 losses. That’s the day the strike-shortened major-league …Canadian History
Editor's note: This is a special preview of the Fall 2012 edition of the "Baseball Research Journal." SABR members receive full online and print …
[Babe Ruth with Red Sox teammates, 1915 | Library of Congress]A frequent refrain from supporters of Jack Morris’s Hall of Fame candidacy is that he …Baseball
The Giants reliever and sometimes starter completed a historic run of success on Thursday.
It started quietly on July 22, but over a month later, Giants reliever (and sometimes starter) Yusmeiro Petit has made history. The right-hander broke the record for consecutive batters retired on Thursday …Colorado Rockies
1994 World Series game ball. The year of the strike. @Baseball_Photos #noworldseries pic.twitter.com/QHU1lgd2rf
Bob Motley, a 91-year-old from Kansas City, Mo., has lived through remarkable times in our history.
His story is one of a black man in love with …
Colorado Rockies outfielder Michael Cuddyer wasted no time re-acclimating himself to major league pitching, hitting for the cycle on his first day back from the disabled list in the second game of Sunday's doubleheader versus the Cincinnati Reds.
Cuddyer, who missed more than two months of action …
Throwback- a couple of years ago with the amazing Willie Mays pic.twitter.com/EhfGFqHIPx