Montreal Expos / Washington Nationals All-Time Tournament Team 

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Montreal Expos/Washington Nationals All-Time Team Introduction The Montreal Expos / Washington Nationals have seen many great players play for them in their 52-year franchise history. In their 36 years in Montreal, they were often seen as a small-market team. Many of their great players spent the beginning of their careers with the Expos before leaving […] READ MORE



1980s Major League Baseball: The Forgotten Decade

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1980s Major League Baseball Just Say No To The 80s The 1989 World Series between the Oakland Athletics and the San Francisco Giants, dubbed the Battle of the Bay, concluded on October 28th, thus ending what some claim to be a forgettable decade in the history of baseball. But why does 1980s Major League Baseball […] READ MORE


MLB The Show 20: Legends We Need to See

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MLB The Show 20: Legends We Need to See Thursday was a devastating day for baseball fans, as the league suspended the season until mid-April at the earliest. Many fans have wondered what they would do in the meantime. Quietly in the background, however, the release date for MLB: The Show 20 showed up. Those […] READ MORE


Crowding the Plate Podcast Episode 34: 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame Inductions

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Joe Hojnacki and Greg Hessen are back for the new year and are talking the 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame Inductions. Are they satisfied seeing Tim Raines, Jeff Bagwell, and Ivan Rodriguez enshrined in Cooperstown? Inspired by this week’s announcements, they draft their All-Hall fantasy teams. They end the show by reviewing the free agent deals […] READ MORE


Bagwell, Raines, Rodriguez Join 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame Class

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For the fourth consecutive year, the BBWAA elected at least two players to join the Baseball Hall of Fame. This year’s ceremony will feature a bruising slugger, the best catcher of the 1990s, and a name long awaiting immortality. The BBWAA selected first baseman Jeff Bagwell, catcher Ivan Rodriguez, and outfielder Tim Raines, who will join commissioner emeritus […] READ MORE