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


Vin Scully Dies at 94

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Vin Scully, the legendary Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster has died at the age of 94. The Dodgers announced his passing on Twitter late Tuesday evening. In cinema, you have Darth Vader’s “Luke, I am your father”, and Rocky’s “Yo, Adrian! I did it!”. Some of the greatest quotes in history have contained five words. Then […] 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


Defending Champions and Cold Starts

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The life of defending champions, in any sport, is never easy. This is especially true at the beginning of the next season. Either one begins said campaign hotter than the surface of the sun or colder than the Arctic Ocean. There are very few middling or even mediocre starts to seasons right after winning major […] READ MORE


Los Angeles Dodgers All-Time Tournament Team

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The Los Angeles Dodgers franchise began as the Brooklyn Atlantics in 1884. In 1958, the franchise retained its nickname but relocated to Los Angeles, where it continues to thrive today. The franchise has won 11,123 games (.529 W-L), made 35 playoff appearances, won 25 pennants and seven world championships. The team has employed 1,894 position […] READ MORE