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  1. Who was first? Moses Fleetwood Walker

    Lizzie Haldane

    Before there was Jackie Robinson, there was Fleet Walker. On this date in 1884, Moses Fleetwood Walker became the first African-American to play Major League Baseball when he made his American Association (modern-day American League) with the Toledo ...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  2. 2012 World Series -- Intriguing matchups await in Detroit Tigers-...

    Amanda Rykoff

    Two storied franchises will battle for the chance to write the next chapter in MLB history beginning Wednesday night. Will the Giants capture a second title in three years or will Detroit take the title?

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2012
  3. W roundtable: Can New York Yankees get back into the American Lea...

    espnW

    The Yankees are down 0-2 in the ALCS and hitting the road, is there anything that can save New York's season? Our experts weigh in.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2012
  4. espnW -- Familiar foes Tigers and Yankees will go the distance

    Amanda Rykoff

    The Yankees and Tigers have all the tools from solid starting pitching to hot (sometimes subbed) sluggers for the ALCS to potentially go the seven-game distance.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2012
  5. 2011 ALCS -- A woman without a playoff team

    Amanda Rykoff

    Should Yankees fans root for Justin Verlander and the Tigers? Our super-fan, Amanda Rykoff, makes the case.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2011
  6. 2011 ALDS -- Heartbreak city in the Bronx

    Amanda Rykoff

    The Yankees' season ended in a frustrating Game 5 loss to the Tigers. Our superfan, Amanda Rykoff, shares her pain.

    Story | Conversation | October 07, 2011
  7. 2011 ALDS -- 'Too rich' New York Yankees should laugh all the way...

    Amanda Rykoff

    The Yankees' unlimited resources mean they can afford big busts like Carl Pavano. Amanda Rykoff hopes the team will laugh all the way to a 28th title.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2011
  8. 2011 ALDS -- New York Yankees are back from the brink

    Amanda Rykoff

    What a difference a day makes: The Yankees staved off elimination and forced Game 5 in the ALDS. Our super-fan, Amanda Rykoff, has all the highlights.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2011
  9. 2011 ALDS -- Diary of a mad New York Yankee fan

    Amanda Rykoff

    Justin Verlander was filthy as usual and Amanda Rykoff is upset. Here's what our Yankees superfan had to say about Game 3 and a nightmare elimination scenario come to life.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2011
  10. 2011 ALDS -- What a difference a day makes

    Amanda Rykoff

    Max Scherzer stymied the Yankees over six masterful innings Sunday as the Tigers evened the ALDS 1-1. Now Amanda Rykoff is getting nervous.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2011
  11. 2011 ALDS: Getting back to normal in the Bronx

    Amanda Rykoff

    Yankees loyalist Amanda Rykoff believes Robinson Cano's grand slam in Game 1 has a way of making fans feel like things are back to normal in the Bronx.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2011
  12. 2011 ALDS: Rain dampens Game 1

    Amanda Rykoff

    Yankees super-fan Amanda Rykoff was left wondering what could have been after Mother Nature robbed fans of the postseason's best pitching matchup.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2011
  13. 2011 ALDS: A New York Yankees-Detroit Tigers tale

    Amanda Rykoff

    New York City-based Yankees superfan and espnW contributor Amanda Rykoff will be sharing her thoughts on the Yankees' playoff run.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2011
  14. Aces high in tonight's MLB match-ups

    Amanda Rykoff

    With the NBA and NHL playoffs sharing a rare day off, we've got a full slate of MLB action with every team taking the field, including some must-watch pitchers. If the national pastime is your favorite pastime, here are the Games We're Watching.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2011
  15. 2011 Spring Training: Up for grabs

    Amanda Rykoff

    The Rangers look to capitalize on their success of last season, the A's are on the move and the Angels look to return to the top of the AL West. The Mariners -- well they're still the Mariners. What does it all mean? It's open season in the division.

    Blog | Conversation | March 02, 2011
  16. 2011 Spring Training: On the comeback trail

    Amanda Rykoff

    Rehab was a popular offseason activity in the AL Central this offseason. Amanda Rykoff reviews the players making a comeback as she breaks down the division in espnW's spring training guide.

    Blog | Conversation | February 28, 2011