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The Oddity of the Single-Game Home Run Record

The single-game home run record is one of the strangest, coolest records in all of sports. When Josh Hamilton knocked his fourth longball against the Orioles, he tied the single-game record for...

Should a pitcher have won the MVP?

Let's say you work at a programming company. You work hard, everyday, seven days a week. You do coding, and you do it as good as any regular programmer out there. But then there's this other guy --...

End of the road for Tony La Russa

When I read that Tony La Russa had retired on Halloween, I initially took to be some sort of joke. Usually fake headlines are saved for April Fool's Day, but I thought maybe some writers were...

Today in Sports History: October 23rd

10/23/1931 - Dodgers fire Wilbert Robinson The Brooklyn Dodgers announce the firing of Wilbert Robinson, their manager since 1914. Robinson was universally addressed as "Uncle Robbie" and and...

Today in Sports History: October 21st

10/21/1980 - Phillies end 98-year drought With a strikeout from Phillies reliever Tug McGraw, the Philadelphia Phillies defeat the Kansas City Royals in the sixth game of the World Series....

Today in Sports History: October 18th

10/18/1977 - Reggie hits three homers The New York Yankees defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers in six games to win their first World Series title since 1962, ending a tumultuous and at times chaotic...

Today in Sports History: October 11th

10/11/2006 - Lidle crashes into New York City building Ten and a half years to the day Jessica Dubroff, a 7 year-old girl, died while attempting to become the youngest cross-country pilot in...

10/09/1996 - Jeffrey Maier robs home run

In the bottom of the 8th inning, the Baltimore Orioles were leading the New York Yankees 4-3. It was Game 1 of the 1996 ALCS. The Yankee Stadium faithful had come to see their beloved Bronx Bombers...

Today in Sports History: October 9th

10/09/1910 - Cobb wins batting title On the final day of the 1910 MLB season, Ty Cobb had a slim lead over Napolean "Nap" Lajoie in the American League batting race. The Chalmers Automobile company...

Today in Sports History: October 8th

10/08/1908 - Cubs and Giants face off in tiebreak Thanks to the gaffe made by Giants first baseman Fred Merkle, the Chicago Cubs were spared another loss the 1908 season. This came back to haunt...

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