Aaron Judge Is Ready to Make a Big Splash in Free Agency

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It’s that time of year again. Along with awards week, free agency is often something most fans and analysts mark on their calendars. It’s always interesting to see what rumors might surface regarding one of your team’s best free agents. One of the ten best free agents is already off the board as Edwin Díaz […] READ MORE


Home Run Kings

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All this record-breaking business gets one’s gears turning. When Aaron Judge hit his 62nd home run on October 4th, 2022, he broke Roger Maris’ American League single-season home run record of 61 set in 1961. We’re all pretty much caught up on that, right? Good, so let’s go back a bit, then forward, then way […] READ MORE


Albert Pujols Passes A-Rod on All-Time Home Run List

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Albert Pujols now has sole possession of fourth all-time on the career home run list. Pujols hit his 697th home run, surpassing Álex Rodríguez, who is now fifth in home runs. Similar to home run No. 696, the tiebreaking 697th was spectacular. The home run came in the ninth inning when Pujols sent a fastball […] READ MORE


Aaron Judge Continues to Carry the Yankees

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Aaron Judge has carried the New York Yankees all season. Judge did so again by winning a game Sunday afternoon against division foes, the Tampa Bay Rays. The Yankees are coming off their worst month of baseball since 1991. September didn’t get New York off to a good start, either. Hopes started high, though, as […] READ MORE


Barry Bonds 756: A Complicated Road to History

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Barry Bonds hit the 756th home run of his career fifteen years ago today to break Hank Aaron’s record. Like it or not, Bonds remains the all-time home runs leader. Bonds played 22 seasons for the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants. He had a .298 batting average, 2,935 hits, 762 home runs, 1,996 RBI […] READ MORE


Henry Aaron: A Consistent Season

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It should not shock anyone that Henry Aaron is included on this list. From 1954-1976, Aaron dominated opposing pitchers. Few players in the history of the game have come close to repeating his feats. In fact, some might argue, none have. His 755 home runs rank second (albeit, controversially so) to Barry Bonds. He still […] READ MORE


Pirates hold off Phillies in LWOS All-Time Tournament

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Pittsburgh Pirates 4, Philadelphia Phillies 1 (This game was the result of a simulation done through What If Sports. It matched the Philadelphia Phillies All-Time Team against the Pittsburgh Pirates All-Time Team. This game did not actually happen.)   Steve Carlton threw seven strong innings, but it wasn’t enough for the visiting Philadelphia Phillies. The Pittsburgh Pirates […] READ MORE


New York/ San Francisco Giants All-Time Team

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The San Francisco Giants’ all-time team is complete with baseball history. Their moments have forever been etched in New York and the Bay area. With eight World Series titles and 23 NL pennants, a handful of talent is filled with numerous Hall of Famers. As we continue our All-Time Team tournament, the Giants arguably have […] READ MORE


Longest Standing MLB Records That Were Broken

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The longest-standing MLB records have either been broken or will never be reached. For instance, Roger Maris hit 61 home runs in 1961, surpassing Babe Ruth’s long-standing record of 60. Maris remained the record holder until 1998, when Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa hammered their way into baseball’s record books. That home run chase, in […] READ MORE


Pittsburgh Pirates All-Time Tournament Team

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Pittsburgh Pirates All-Time Team Last Word on Baseball is running a tournament pitting all 30 all-time rosters against each other. Here is the Pittsburgh Pirates All-Time Team. The Pirates have one of the longest and richest histories in baseball, beginning play with the American Association in 1882 as the Pittsburgh Alleghenys. They joined the National […] READ MORE