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July 6, 1933 — MLB’s First All Star Game

July 6, 2010 by  
Filed under Baseball History, Baseball Writing

Arch Ward, a sports editor for the Chicago Tribune, came up with the idea for the game, originally called “Game of the Century”  to coincide with the celebration of the city’s “Century of Progress” Exposition.  By the 1930′s, baseball had already established itself as America’s favorite pastime and the national exposition provided the perfect stage […]

SN Top 100 Players: Babe Ruth

April 21, 2010 by  
Filed under "Best of" Lists

About 10 years ago, The Sporting News came out with a list of its top 100 baseball players of all time.  As you can imagine, the process of selecting the best players and putting them in a specific order is quite subjective.  If the vote were taken today, you might even imagine some of today’s […]

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