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


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


The MLB Hall of Fame Case for PED Users

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The MLB Hall of Fame Case for PED Users  There is a debate in baseball that gains traction every year around the same time. After the MLB came cracking down on PED users in the mid-2000s, the league began to see many of the most prominent accused users began to retire. When those same users […] READ MORE


In Defense of the Steroid-Era

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Later on this month, a selection of some of the MLB’s best will be forever enshrined in the Hall of Fame. This selection could include mashing power hitters, dominant pitchers, or do-it-All-Stars of the 1990’s and 2000’s. But the question remains: Will the final list of newest inductees include hallmark players of the steroid-era like […] READ MORE




Aaron Judge’s Legendary Season Continues

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The first half of the 2017 season has served as Aaron Judge’s tour de force. His 30th home run last night, in a loss to Milwaukee, broke Joe DiMaggio’s record for homers in a season by a Yankees rookie. As of right now, Judge is the runaway favorite to win the American League Rookie of the […] READ MORE



Bud Selig, John Schuerholz Elected to Hall of Fame

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Bud Selig, who oversaw the cancellation of the 1994 World Series and then chaperoned baseball into an era of significant success and prosperity, was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. He will enter alongside John Schuerholz, the longtime executive of the Kansas City Royals and Atlanta Braves. Selig and Schuerholz were named to the hall by the […] READ MORE