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  1. Yearbook, Dec. 9: Cubs lose (players)

    Patrick Dorsey

    Dec. 9, 1992: We'll let Joey Reaves of the Chicago Tribune start us off: Surely, the Chicago Fire was worse. But that was a long time ago. Right now, for Cubs fans, the loss of Greg Maddux and Andre Dawson seems about the biggest disaster to...

    Blog | December 09, 2012
  2. Yearbook, Oct. 28: Atlanta aces the Series

    Patrick Dorsey

    Oct. 28, 1995: Greg Maddux. Tom Glavine. John Smoltz. That group of Atlanta Braves starting pitchers dominated regular seasons in the 1990s, and, on this day 17 years ago, those hurlers sealed their lone World Series title on their third trip -- ...

    Blog | October 28, 2012
  3. Yearbook, Oct. 11: Deion (almost) plays two

    Patrick Dorsey

    Oct. 11, 1992: One month and three years after he saw his first NFL action, two-sport star Deion Sanders played in another football contest. Then went to -- and suited up for -- a baseball game. One-thousand, two-hundred miles away. On the same day. ...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  4. Yearbook, Sept. 28: Best baseball night ever

    Patrick Dorsey

    Sept. 28, 2011: First, the Atlanta Braves lost in 13 innings, completing a stunning 10.5-game collapse and allowing the (eventual World Series champion) St. Louis Cardinals to sneak into the playoffs. And that was just the start. Twenty minutes la...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  5. Gallery: Washington baseball, then & now

    Patrick Dorsey

    No matter where the Nationals land -- or whether the Atlanta Braves happen to catch them to win the National League East -- there's one thing you can't take away from the city of Washington: For the first time since 1933, the nation's capital will se...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  6. Turning stadium layouts into colorful prints

    Patrick Dorsey

    If you've ever bought sports tickets, you've almost certainly seen the images: Overhead shots of arenas, parks and stadiums stripped clean of every detail but the outlines. But you probably haven't seen them like this. These are no seating gui...

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  7. Gallery: Every 400-home-run hitter ever

    Patrick Dorsey

    Major League Baseball's 400-home-run club added another member over the weekend: the Chicago White Sox's Adam Dunn, who became the 50th player to hit that many homers in his career. Who are the other 49? Some names are obvious. Others might surpri...

    Blog | August 21, 2012
  8. Yearbook, Aug. 14: Bobby Cox gets tossed

    Patrick Dorsey

    Aug. 14, 2007: It was but five years ago today when a long-standing Major League Baseball record fell -- managerial ejections -- as the Atlanta Braves' Bobby Cox got tossed by umpire Ted Barrett, the skipper's 132nd dismissal. The previous record hol...

    Blog | August 14, 2012
  9. Yearbook, Aug. 1: Rose's hit streak snapped

    Patrick Dorsey

    Aug. 1, 1978: How ridiculous (and fluky) is a 56-game hit streak? On this day 34 years ago, the Cincinnati Reds' Pete Rose -- seen here after the clinching strikeout -- went hitless against the Atlanta Braves, ending his National League-record run at...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  10. Morales inspires multihomer inning quiz

    Patrick Dorsey

    On Monday, Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Kendrys Morales achieved one of the rarest of baseball feats: He hit home runs from both sides of the plate in the same inning, something that has now happened just three times in Major League history. ...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  11. Yearbook, July 21: Hank hammers No. 700

    Patrick Dorsey

    July 21, 1973: On this day 39 years ago, Hank Aaron did what only one other baseball player (Babe Ruth) had done and only one (Barry Bonds) has done since: Hit a 700th career home run, his in the Atlanta Braves' game against the Philadelphia Phillies...

    Blog | July 21, 2012
  12. Shot of the Day: Welcome back, summer

    Patrick Dorsey

    Before the night's action, one great photo from the day ... Wednesday is the first day of summer. Just ask Yankee Stadium....

    Blog | June 20, 2012
  13. Catching up with 'Every Hall of Famer'

    Patrick Dorsey

    At the start of 2011, devoted Houston Astros fan Summer Anne Burton decided to try something: draw portraits of every baseball Hall of Famer -- nearly 300 of them -- before the end of the year. So Burton, then a 28-year-old living in Austin, Texas...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  14. Things get pretty, foggy at Wrigley Field

    Patrick Dorsey

    Things got a little foggy at Wrigley Field on Monday night during the Chicago Cubs' win over the Atlanta Braves. And by "a little," we mean ... Naturally, fans also captured the evening, from both inside and outside the stadium. Go #Cu...

    Blog | May 08, 2012