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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 […]

High Heat: Finding Baseball’s Fastest Pitcher

High Heat: The Secret History of the Fastball and the Improbable Search for the Fastest Pitcher of All Time  by Tim Wendel Yesterday we posted an interview with the author that touched off a wonderful debate on who was, in fact, the fastest pitcher of all time.  So this expanded post contains some additional facts about […]

Presidential First Pitch — a Century of Tradition

President Barack Obama is scheduled to throw out the first pitch for today’s opening day game between the Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia Phillies.  One hundred years ago, on April 14, 1910, President William Howard Taft threw out the first pitch to start the game between the American League teams Washington Nationals and the Philadelphia […]

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