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  1. How Bumgarner raised his game in October

    David Schoenfield

    Only three pitchers have recorded the final out of Game 7 of a World Series with the tying run on third base. Harry Brecheen did it for the Cardinals in 1946. Ralph Terry of the Yankees famously induced Willie McCovey's line drive in 1962. Giants lef...

    Blog | February 20, 2015
  2. Ranking the commissioners: Selig's No. 1

    David Schoenfield

    Ranking the commissioners is a bit like a watching a game between the 2003 Tigers and 1962 Mets: There's not a lot of talent on the field. But here are the nine commissioners of baseball, ranked from best to worst. 1. Bud Selig (1992-2015) Who wa...

    Blog | January 23, 2015
  3. MLB - A defensive gem for the history books

    Jim Caple

    Joe Panik's defensive gem in the bottom of the third inning was a memorable play in a key spot that helped the Giants in their World Series-clinching win, Jim Caple writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2014
  4. Orioles relish the moment after clinching

    Jerry Crasnick

    BALTIMORE -- Ten Major League Baseball teams will clinch postseason berths in the final two weeks of the regular season, and the celebrations will run the gamut from garden-variety joyous to 1962 Faber College Delta House-caliber euphoric. The St....

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  5. What's the future for Bogaerts, Bradley?

    Joseph Werner

    After putting their 2012 struggles behind them in 2013 with a World Series title, the Boston Red Sox find themselves in an all-too-familiar territory: On pace for a 90-loss season. Since 1962, the first year that both the American and National Leagu...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  6. A day of pitching, pitching and pitching

    David Schoenfield

    There were 15 games played Wednesday. One-third of those games featured a shutout. Teams hit a collective .220 and averaged 2.8 runs per game. The Cubs played a doubleheader and didn't score a run, the first time that has happened since 1962 (the Cub...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  7. Marlins sink to new lows on the field

    Bill Baer

    The Miami Marlins are bad. Really, very, super, mega bad. They're 13-40, having lost their eighth game in a row Wednesday night and are 5-21 in their past 26 games. Through an equal amount of games, they are two games worse than the 1962 Mets, who we...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  8. The Houston Astros quest to catch the 1962 New York Mets - MLB

    Dan Szymborski

    The Astros have a decent shot of catching the 1962 Mets for worst record ever, writes Dan Szymborski. That's the bad news. The good news is that being historically bad for one season doesn't make the rebuilding process take longer.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2013
  9. Almost perfect: Darvish ready to make leap

    David Schoenfield

    Love that we've all accepted that pitch count, not Houston's lineup, is the greatest threat to this perfect game.- Andy Behrens (@andybehrens) April 3, 2013 Back in 1962, Don Drysdale threw 163 pitches in his first start of the sea...

    Blog | April 02, 2013
  10. Houston Astros move to American League has ripple effect on fanta...

    Tristan H. Cockcroft

    Tristan H. Cockcroft looks at the impact of the Houston Astros' move to the American League, including the many changes in interleague play.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2013
  11. Houston Astros unveil new uniforms for first AL season

    The Houston Astros are leaving their old look behind as they prepare for their move to the American League in 2013.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2012
  12. Memorable moments in baseball and the world in 1962

    Jim Caple

    Looks like it'll be a wild finish to the 2012 season. But chances are, it won't be as wild as the way the season unfolded in 1962. (Hint: That one started with ticker tape for Casey Stengel.)

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2012
  13. WNBA -- Ticha Penicheiro left her stamp on WNBA

    Mechelle Voepel

    Ticha Penicheiro has just one WNBA game left before she retires. But we've witnessed many great memories from one of the greatest point guards.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2012
  14. Major league managers who speak Spanish bring competitive edge to...

    Hiram Martinez

    Managers such as Dusty Baker, Joe Maddon and Mike Scioscia bring an extra advantage to their jobs: the ability to speak Spanish.

    Story | Conversation | September 19, 2012
  15. Five Astounding Facts -- Those refuse-to-win Houston Astros

    Jayson Stark

    Not even the 1962 Mets pulled off a 2-23 streak in their 120-loss season.

    Blog | Conversation | July 27, 2012
  16. The Scott Van Pelt Show on ESPN Radio: MLB All-Star Game MVP Quiz...

    The stars will be out to battle for home-field advantage in the World Series in the MLB All-Star Game in Kansas City. Take a guess at the MLB All-Star Game MVPs from 1962 to 2011 right here and be sure to tune into MLB on ESPN Radio for coverage of ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 10, 2012