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


Baltimore Orioles All-Time Tournament Team

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Baltimore Orioles All-Time Team Last Word on Baseball is running a tournament pitting all 30 all-time rosters against each other. Here is the Baltimore Orioles all-time team. The Orioles’ history begins in 1954, when the perennial doormat St. Louis Browns moved east and rebranded. Upon arrival in Baltimore, the Orioles spent the next decade building […] READ MORE


Braves by Decade: 1920s

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The dawn of the 1920s saw a new era form in Major League Baseball. The dead balls of the past two decades were gone. Offensive totals began leaping across both leagues. In 1919, Gavvy Cravath led the National League with 12 homers. In 1920, Cy Williams hit 15. But these paled in comparison to baseball’s […] READ MORE