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Oops! My baseball card is wrong

Oops! My baseball card is wrong
November 9, 2012 No Comments »

How would you want to be associated with the phrase “Fuck Face” for much of your professional career? Billy Ripken had no choice in 1989 when baseball card company Fleer printed a card with him holding a bat that had ... Read More »

VIDEO: Johnny Bench and The Baseball Bunch recreate The Pine Tar Incident

VIDEO: Johnny Bench and The Baseball Bunch recreate The Pine Tar Incident
September 15, 2012 No Comments »

From 1980 to 1985, The Baseball Bunch¬†was a television show airing on Saturdays during the baseball season. It starred Johnny Bench as the host teaching a group of kids about baseball fundamentals and history, with special appearances from The Famous ... Read More »

Evaluating the Hall of Fame's Expansion Era Ballot

Evaluating the Hall of Fame's Expansion Era Ballot
November 30, 2010 1 Comment »

Next week the Baseball Hall of Fame will announce the results of a veterans committee election that considers 12 candidates from the Expansion Era. It's the first election in the new Hall of Fame balloting process that has the voting ... Read More »

George Brett recalls the Pine Tar Game

George Brett recalls the Pine Tar Game
July 24, 2010 No Comments »

In the midst of the 1983 season, future Hall of Famer George Brett was involved in one of the stickiest incidents in baseball history. It involved a home run, some pine tar, and the rule book Read More »