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Tony Gwynn

So long, Tony. You will be missed. Today — June 16, 2014 — is a sad day for all of baseball. For someone who grew up watching baseball in the early 1990s, Tony Gwynn was definitely a player who had my interest. As a baseball card collector, I generally had a list of the top 10 to 15 players in the game whose cards I sought after every year, More...

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Tony Gwynn
By Matthew Orso On Monday, June 16th, 2014

Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dead at 54

Tony Gwynn — one of baseball’s all-time great hitters, passed away today at the age of 54. Baseball Hall of Famer and Padres’ legend Tony Gwynn died of cancer at the age of 54 today. “Major More...

Don Zimmer
By R. Lincoln Harris On Thursday, June 5th, 2014

Don Zimmer’s impact on the game is greater than we realize

So long, Don Zimmer. ( Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) Characters like Don Zimmer, who passed away Tuesday at the age of 83, help make baseball great. And this has nothing at all to do with WAR or any of that other statistical More...

Domino's pizza promotion
By R. Lincoln Harris On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Domino’s pizza promotion owes name to two Pirates of old

Dock Ellis won 138 games in a 12-year big league career, mostly with the Pittsburgh Pirates. But one of those wins stands above all the others, and it contributed an important term in baseball’s lexicon. More...

throwback game
By R. Lincoln Harris On Sunday, May 4th, 2014

Why Cubs-Cardinals throwback game isn’t fully authentic

Chicago Cubs throwback games could use a little more throwback. The Chicago Cubs are celebrating the centennial of Wrigley Field this season by having throwback games on each homestand. The 1910s — the first More...

baseball movies
By R. Lincoln Harris On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

The greatest stretch of baseball movies happened 25 years ago

Late ’80s baseball movies — Bull Durham, Major League, Field of Dreams, Eight Men Out and The Naked Gun. The earliest example of a baseball movie is Casey at the Bat, made by Thomas Edison in 1899. More...

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