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The Last Iconic Baseball Card
Twenty years ago one teenager made a bet on the stardom of another teen, whose rookie card would become one of a kind. It would also signal the beginning of the end of a once-thriving industry
Is Baseball in the Asterisk Era?
New questions about steroids have cast doubt on the legitimacy of the game's power-hitting records
The Best Player You Never Saw
In clubhouses from Class A to the majors, even superstars such as Albert Pujols still speak in awe of the promise of Brian Cole
Lost In History
From 1929 to 1931, the Philadelphia A's were the best team in baseball, with four future Hall of Famers and a lineup that dominated Babe Ruth's legendary Yankees. So why hasn't anyone heard of them?
"We're in Baseball Heaven"
For Phillies Nation, every game has felt like October since Cliff Lee's return. Now an ever-growing fan base wonders: Is it still O.K. to boo?
Is Jerry Reinsdorf, the belligerent union buster he appeared to be during the baseball strike,
...the turncoat who signed Albert Belle to a $55 million contract to play for the White Sox, the lunatic who might break up the Bulls' dynasty, the malcontent who sued the NBA to protect his own TV Revenues? Or is he simply misunderstood? Is he, in fact, one of the smartest owners in pro sports, a businessman whose teams are powerful and profitable and whose employees are deeploy loyal?
The Question: Are today's baseball players sissies compared to the old-timers? (Asked of members of the Baseball Hall of Fame)
The Answers: LEFTY GROVEPHILADELPHIA A'sPITCHER "Yes. The old-timers did a lot more with much less. On the field the other guys were our enemies.
A Tale of Two Eras
Today's players are bigger and stronger, and they make more money. But is the game Bo knows really better than its distant cousin of 40 years ago, when a Duke ruled in Flatbush and Ted Williams was still the king of Swing?