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Peter Gammons

Peter Gammons

All Peter Gammons Stories

Aug 22, 1988

Near-Perfect Pitch

Minnesota's sweetest sounds are heard when Frank Viola, baseball's most prolific winner, takes the mound

Jan 23, 1989

MORALS AND IMMORTALS

Ferguson Jenkins and Gaylord Perry should be in the Hall

Jun 12, 1989

The Big Stick

With every swing of his bat, there's a chance Bo Jackson will do something extraordinary. So everyone watches

Nov 06, 1989

A HERO LIVES HERE

A's ace Dave Stewart was the Series MVP, but in Oakland he's much more than that

Apr 30, 1990

forever a KID

Robin Yount has MVP talents worth millions but revels in high-risk fun with very big toys

Sep 19, 1988

BASEBALL

Apr 05, 1989

Oh Happy Jays

THE TORONTO BLUE JAYS HAVE MADE PEACE, WHICH MEANS GRIEF FOR THE REST OF THIS TROUBLED DIVISION

Jul 24, 1989

END OF AN ERA

What would the Babe think? The crack of the wooden bat is being replaced by the ping of aluminum. And by the end of the next decade, the ping is likely to be heard in the majors

Oct 02, 1989

A FLIGHT TO THE FINISH

In a battle that's strictly for the birds, the overachieving Orioles seek to wing past the underachieving Blue Jays

Dec 12, 1988

One Eck Of a Guy

With an assist from his wife, ace reliever Dennis Eckersley faced his drinking problem

May 29, 1989

BASEBALL

Aug 21, 1989

TOO MUCH, TOO SOON

In a dramatic AL West series that should have been played in late September, the A's took two of three from the Angels in the teams' final meeting of '89

Apr 16, 1990

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?

Sep 12, 1988

THE DAZE OF SEPTEMBER

A bad schedule mars American League stretch runs

Apr 05, 1989

The A's Have It

IN THIS ONCE-DERIDED, NOW-POTENT DIVISION, POWERHOUSE OAKLAND JUST GETS BIGGER AND BETTER