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  1. Female fans appreciate more than players' looks

    Amanda Rykoff

    A baseball-loving girlfriend on Facebook posted a link to a new exhibit at the Louisville Slugger Museum in Louisville, Ky., honoring outstanding baseball players. I was intrigued and clicked on the link. One second into reading about "Baseball Hotti...

    Blog | November 13, 2012
  2. espnW -- Five things to watch in Major League Baseball for 2013

    Amanda Rykoff

    The Giants are still celebrating, but we already can't wait for next year. Here are five things to watch for in baseball in 2013.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2012
  3. 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
  4. Giants live to fight another day

    Amanda Rykoff

    The San Francisco Giants will live to see another day, carrying the zombie baseball torch into the World Series. With a 9-0 drubbing of the Cardinals in Monday night's anticlimactic NLCS Game 7, San Francisco won its sixth elimination game this po...

    Blog | October 23, 2012
  5. Losing Jeter like living a nightmare

    Amanda Rykoff

    I am writing at 2 in the morning, after returning home from what I can only describe as the first baseball game I've ever attended that felt like a funeral. And I was at Game 7 of the 2004 ALCS. This Game 1 loss to the Tigers hurt even more. The ...

    Blog | October 14, 2012
  6. espnW -- 'Knuckleball!' baseball documentary about life more than...

    Amanda Rykoff

    Despite its title, "Knuckleball!" is a film about life -- and the struggle to achieve one's dream -- much more than it is about the pitch or baseball.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2012
  7. Surviving Bernie Brewer's slide

    Amanda Rykoff

    When I return from a baseball trip, I typically have a few standard souvenirs: a stuffed bear with the team logo, maybe a T-shirt and tons of photos. I'm back from Milwaukee with many of those keepsakes, as well as some unusual mementos of my time at...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  8. Day-night doubleheader in NYC

    Amanda Rykoff

    I've lived in New York City for a long time (too many years to admit publicly) and have always wanted to see the Yankees and Mets play on the same day in their two home ballparks. But Major League Baseball works hard to make sure teams in their two-t...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  9. 2012 Father's Day: Special MLB homecomings for four military dads...

    Amanda Rykoff

    With a little luck and a lot of planning, MLB teams helped four military dads returning from deployment give their families a special memory.

    Story | Conversation | June 14, 2012
  10. espnW -- Natalee Righetti, daughter of Giants pitching coach Dave...

    Amanda Rykoff

    In a new book, Natalee Righetti, daughter of Giants pitching coach Dave Righetti, recounts her challenging life with cerebral palsy, and the escape baseball has provided.

    Story | Conversation | June 06, 2012
  11. The Detroit Tigers' Heather Nabozny and the Baltimore Orioles Nic...

    Amanda Rykoff

    Heather Nabozny and Nicole Sherry have both found a way to turn their passion for baseball and turf IQs into careers as head groundskeepers in Detroit and Baltimore.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2012
  12. Stephanie Wilka lands perfect job with Houston Astros

    Amanda Rykoff

    Stephanie Wilka's second home was the little league fields where her father coached and her brothers played, so it's only fitting that the Astros' coordinator of amateur scouting continues to build her career around the sport she grew up with.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2012
  13. Nine female contestants vying to be part of MLB's Fan Cave

    Amanda Rykoff

    This season, women get to join MLB's Fan Cave, where their reactions to watching baseball games will be registered on social media.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2012
  14. Amanda Rykoff: Inside the stats that created 'Moneyball'

    Amanda Rykoff

    "Moneyball" brought stats to the mainstream audience; espnW's Amanda Rykoff explains them.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2012
  15. The biggest baseball offseason storylines

    Amanda Rykoff

    With pitchers and catchers set to report in the next month, espnW's Amanda Rykoff recounts the offseason that was for each team in the majors.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2012
  16. 2011 World Series - Congratulations, Cardinals; farewell, basebal...

    Amanda Rykoff

    Our Yankees superfan, Amanda Rykoff, congratulates the Cardinals and comes to terms with the end of baseball.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2011