Denny McLain’s Unlikely Season

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When relegated by stories of baseball heroics, one doesn’t often hear of Denny McLain. Typically, one tends to hear of names like Henry Aaron, Sandy Koufax, Babe Ruth, and the like. Those whose careers are immortalized in the brick coated halls of Cooperstown have their tales told time and again. True, all of these men […] READ MORE


Henry Aaron: A Spectacular Season

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Once more, we find Henry Aaron atop an Atlanta Braves list. Yes, it seems that there’s truly no limit to what the man could accomplish. Every night when fans saw the block number 44 step to the plate, they knew they were seeing something special. In our last installment, we examined his 1963 campaign. Terrific […] 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


300 Wins: The Hand of Lady Luck

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When it comes to pitching, 300 wins is the equivalent to 500 home runs; or, at least, this is what a certain school of thought espouses. It is the gold standard, the pinnacle of what any pitcher can accomplish. Winning 300 games involves a lot of dedication and a lot of practice. It means showing […] READ MORE