Great baseball rivalries: Yankees and Red Sox

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=Babe+Ruth&iid=4606837″ src=”f/d/d/8/New_Yorks_dfce.jpg?adImageId=12802092&imageId=4606837″ width=”500″ height=”356″ /] It all goes back to the Bambino. Once Babe Ruth moved to New York from Boston, the die was cast for the greatest baseball rivalry of them all. The two franchises have battled venomously ever since, and only in the last decade have the Red Sox (this […]

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The Big Hurt hangs up the spikes

[picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=%22Frank+Thomas%22&iid=4838747″ src=”d/c/5/e/Frank_Thomas_35_b9e3.jpg?adImageId=10255067&imageId=4838747″ width=”234″ height=”359″ /] Frank Thomas announced his retirement Friday after an outstanding career with the Chicago White Sox. He split his last few seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays and Oakland Athletics, but in the public eye he was and always will be a member of the White Sox. The […]

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Mark McGwire comes clean

[picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=Mark+McGwire&iid=7520370″ src=”2/e/7/0/FILE_PHOTO_Mark_0cd9.jpg?adImageId=8935258&imageId=7520370″ width=”234″ height=”350″ /] Mark McGwire finally admitted publicly today that he used steroids and human growth hormone during his brilliant yet tarnished Major League Baseball career. He’s a pitiable figure. I vividly recall the night he overtook Roger Maris for the single-season home run record, how he circled the bases […]

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Ichiro gets his 2,000th MLB hit

A tip of the cap and a deep bow to the honorable Ichiro Suzuki, who struck his 2,000th major-league hit this afternoon in Oakland. Those hits came after the 1,278 hits he had playing in Japan before crossing the Pacific to play for the Mariners. Ichiro’s accomplishments are remarkable. Statistically, he’s one of the greatest […]

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