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SI Kids picks the Top 10 of Everything in Sports

SI for Kids has released another awesome book, and this time their editors have selected the Top Ten of Everything in Sports. And when they say Everything, they mean everything. How well represented were the Chicago Bears? Continue on to find out.

This Week in Baseball Season One Recaps: Episode 9

In episode 9 of TWIB '77, Mel Allen and co. face the fears of expansion team balks, Walnut Hands, and CLOWNS.

This Week in Baseball Season One Recaps: Episode 8

TWIB looks back All Star Games past, plus all the action from the '77 Midsummer Classic, and Nolan Ryan's diva behavior will not be tolerated.

The Difference Between the Yankees and the Angels

I thought this was a belated April Fool's story when I saw it: In the manager’s office after Thursday’s game, Angels manager Mike Scioscia and GM Tony Reagins discussed their options for...

Sunday Night Skepticism

Babe Ruth and Joe DiMaggio. "Where did I go? I went where I had to go once it was time." (AP) On July 29, 1951, Joe DiMaggio went 2-4 with...

Forty-Sixed

The Yankees have some hard decisions coming up about which numbers to retire. (AP) Andy Pettitte's retirement last week raised an interesting question about the future of the Yankees'...

Mike Trout Setting Records in 100 Games

Mike Trout will play in the 100th game of his rookie season tonight and he has already challenged many historical records set within that mark.

False Icons In Sport

Sport has always served as a narrative into which one projects their individual hopes and fantasies - and often their prejudices and world view. However, for those who comment on athletics for a...

The Streak of Streaks by Stephen Jay Gould | The New York Review of Books

Evolutionary biologist Stephen Jay Gould would have been 70 yesterday. He occasionally wrote about baseball, too. Here he writes about Joe DiMaggio and his hitting streak.

Ballplayers and aging

A nice read on ballplayers and Father Time. We can all take solace that it forgets no one, even Jeet.

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