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I Was a Toronto Blue Jay
In five days as a major leaguer, the author saw the splendors of baseball—and its hard reality—from the best perspective: inside the game
Sportsmen of the Year
The 2004 Boston Red Sox staged the most improbable comeback in baseball history and liberated their long-suffering nation of fans
With the use of steroids and other performance enhancers rampant, according to a former MVP and other sources, baseball players and their reliance on drugs have grown to larming proportions
Is Baseball in the Asterisk Era?
New questions about steroids have cast doubt on the legitimacy of the game's power-hitting records
The High Price Of Hard Living
Reckless years in the fast lane, fueled by alcohol and cocaine, have cost former New York Met phenoms Darryl Strawberry and Dwight Gooden the prime years of their careers
Playing on Joe DiMaggio's home turf, Ken Griffey Jr., the game's most consistent slugger, matched the Clipper's lifetime home run mark
THE DARK KNIGHT OF GOTHAM
By Tom Verducci ..... Harvey stirs memories of Tom Seaver and Dwight Gooden, homegrown power pitchers who helped the Mets to their only ...
THE INTIMIDATOR MORE IN CONTROL OF HIS PITCHES AND HIMSELF, SEATTLE'S RANDY JOHNSON STILL SCARES HITTERS
THE INTIMIDATOR MORE IN CONTROL OF HIS PITCHES AND HIMSELF, SEATTLE'S RANDY JOHNSON STILL SCARES HITTERS. By Tom Verducci.
Derek Jeter: 2009 Sportsman of the Year
It is not so much what he accomplished at 35—a fifth World Series ring capping a historic season, to be sure—as how the Yankees' shortstop arrived at his iconic place. Being the ultimate team player and a role model synonymous with winning has brought him still another title
The Left Arm Of God
He was a consummate artist on the mound, the most dominant player of his time, yet he shunned fame and always put team above self. On the field or off, Sandy Koufax was pitcher perfect