Fergie Jenkins 1971 Cy Young Season

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Fergie Jenkins is the pride of Chatham, Ontario. The 78-year old Canadian has a bronze plaque in the Baseball Hall of Fame for his pitching. Next season, Wrigley Field will look a little different next year as the Chicago Cubs announced plans to create a statue to honor the Hall of Famer. Chicago company, the […] READ MORE


2021 MLB Hall of Fame Inductees According to the LWOB Staff

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The MLB Hall of Fame is one of the most prestigious and exclusive clubs in American sports. On January 26th, 2021, the BBWAA will announce the newest members of the Hall. Due to the cancellation of the 2020 ceremony because of COVID-19, the 2021 class will join Derek Jeter and Larry Walker, Marvin Miller, and […] READ MORE


Mike Trout Ties Angels Franchise Record

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Angels Trout Ties Franchise Record Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels hit his 299th career home run Friday night against the Houston Astros. The blast ties Trout with Tim Salmon for the Angels franchise home run record. Further, Trout scored the game-winning run in extra innings after Shohei Ohtani hit a single into right […] READ MORE





A Deep Dive on the Billy Wagner Hall of Fame Case

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For several years, the Hall of Fame voting process has brought forth the discussion on Billy Wagner and his place in MLB history. For 16 seasons, primarily with the Houston Astros, the closer shut down opposing lineups coming out of the bullpen. In addition to the Astros, he pitched for, and impacted, the Philadelphia Phillies, […] READ MORE



The 2019 Airing of Major League Baseball Grievances

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2019 Airing of Major League Baseball Grievances December 23rd marks the unofficial holiday of Festivus. The holiday became popular in the late 1990s as a result of the tv sitcom Seinfeld. As such, the tradition of Festivus begins with the Airing of Grievances. While the state of Major League Baseball heading into 2020 seems positive, […] READ MORE


Marvin Miller and Ted Simmons Elected to Hall of Fame

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Marvin Miller and Ted Simmons Elected to Hall of Fame It was a long time in the making but two former MLB stars will finally have their name enshrined in baseball history. Made official the Modern Baseball Era committee, Marvin Miller and Ted Simmons are officially members of the MLB Hall of Fame. Each and […] READ MORE