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  • Finding the best select baseball team can be a real challenge for players and parents. There are numerous organizations competing for your talent and your money, and it's difficult to know how to make the right choice. Follow these tips to find the best select baseball organization for you.

    How to Find the Best Select Baseball Team

    How to Find the Best Select Baseball Team

    by baseballbrains0

  • In 1962, their first season, the New York Mets managed to lose more baseball games than any other team in the 20th century. But fans flocked to the "amazin'" team, even though nobody could play the game.

    1962 New York Mets: The Lovable Losers

    1962 New York Mets: The Lovable Losers

    by Brian Lokker6

  • From April through October, it’s baseball season! The announcers can make it confusing but whether you’re new to the game or an "old pro," baseball is a language we can all speak fluently.

    Understanding Baseball's Unique Words and Phrases

    Understanding Baseball's Unique Words and Phrases

    by Teri Silver4

  • When the Dodgers met the Yankees in the World Series, everyone was expecting a clash of titans. The results shocked the baseball world.

    A Clean Sweep: The 1963 World Series

    A Clean Sweep: The 1963 World Series

    by CJ Kelly0

  • In 2018, Miguel Andujar of the New York Yankees enjoyed one of the greatest rookie seasons ever, tying the AL rookie record for doubles. But he didn’t just have a great rookie season – Andujar was among the best of all players in the Major Leagues in 2018.

    Miguel Andujar Enjoyed One of History’s Best Rookie Seasons

    Miguel Andujar Enjoyed One of History’s Best Rookie Seasons

    by GaryKauffman0

  • How wide is home plate? Who was the first pitcher to pitch for both leagues in All-Star games? Check out these and other not-so-trivial tidbits of Major League Baseball.

    Old-Time Baseball Trivia

    Old-Time Baseball Trivia

    by Teri Silver0

  • Brooklyn Dodgers’ Carl Furillo is considered one of the greatest outfielders of his day. But false accusations and reporters’ misrepresentations dogged him throughout his career.

    The Emperor of Right Field: Carl Furillo

    The Emperor of Right Field: Carl Furillo

    by CJ Kelly17

  • The dog days of summer are among us. However, a little action can be a surefire way to spice up the second half of the MLB season. In this article I will be covering the AL MVP race, it's candidates, and my pick to win the award based on bet-value.

    Odds to Win the 2018 AL MVP Award (And Who I'm Putting My Money On)

    Odds to Win the 2018 AL MVP Award (And Who I'm Putting My Money On)

    by Meraf Geberehiwot0

  • The dimensions of a baseball field vary by the age and skill level of the players. Here's a guide to just how big a baseball field is, and why there are so many ballparks shaped so differently.

    What Are the Dimensions of a Baseball Field?

    What Are the Dimensions of a Baseball Field?

    by baseballbrains0

  • Only 14 players have ever won baseball's batting Triple Crown, leading the league in batting average, home runs, and runs batted in. All 11 20th century winners are in the Hall of Fame. In 2012, Miguel Cabrera joined the exclusive Triple Crown club.

    History of MLB Batting Triple Crown Winners

    History of MLB Batting Triple Crown Winners

    by Brian Lokker12

  • The modern era of Major League Baseball began with 8 teams in the National League in 1900 and 8 in the American League in 1901. For 60 years, the Major Leagues were comprised of those 16 original teams, with only a handful of franchise relocations. Beginning in 1961, baseball expanded with new teams, additional franchise moves, and divisional reconfigurations. There are currently 30 teams with 3 divisions in each league. Is more expansion or franchise relocation on the way?

    History of MLB Expansion and Franchise Moves

    History of MLB Expansion and Franchise Moves

    by Brian Lokker20

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