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It Went All the Way!
And so did Pittsburgh's Pirates when Bill Mazeroski swung his bat and hit the ball over Forbes Field's distant left field wall. Yankee hopes were dead, the seventh game was over and the Pirates had won their first World Series in 35 years.
The Marlins' Stirring, 11th-Inning Come-From-Behind Defeat Of The Indians In Game 7 Redeemed An Otherwise Lackluster Series
How did the Royals reach the playoffs in 2013, win the World Series in '15 and then dominate the latter part of the decade? Well, it was that ...
The Pete Problem
He's a baseball pariah—but beloved by baseball fans. He's ineligible for the Hall of Fame—but draws huge crowds when he crashes Cooperstown's induction weekend. A quarter century after he was banned, there are still no easy answers to ...
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
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?
Behind the Fence
Tom Seaver, ever the picture-perfect pitcher, is congenial but maintains a wall against the world
SPEED WON THE WORLD SERIES
Taking advantage of weaknesses in New York's outfield, the Cardinals ran the bases with daring and imagination and forced critical Yankee errors. Speed also ...
Turn up the Heat
October baseball is simple. If you want to win, you better bring a staff full of power arms—guys like Rays ace David Price (the game's hardest-throwing lefty starter). And postseason secret weapon Aroldis Chapman (the hardest thrower, period), who's breathing fire in the Reds' bullpen. Get ready. The next four weeks will be a gas.