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  1. Steve Wulf on Chuck Goggin

    Steve Wulf

    U.S. Marine Chuck Goggin won a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart in Vietnam and then went on to play part of three seasons for the Pirates, Braves and Red Sox, Steve Wulf writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013
  2. Bill Mazeroski memorabilia sale rakes in $1.7 million

    The uniform that Bill Mazeroski wore when he hit a walk-off home run for the Pittsburgh Pirates during the final game of the 1960 World Series has a new owner after an auction of the Hall of Famer's memorabilia.

    Story | Conversation | November 09, 2013
  3. The greatest home run of all time

    David Schoenfield

    Today's the 25th anniversary of Kirk Gibson's dramatic home run in Game 1 of the 1988 World Series, one of the most famous home runs in baseball history. Arash Markazi has an excellent oral history of the events leading up to Gibson's pinch-hit theat...

    Blog | October 15, 2013
  4. The one baseball game you'd most like to go back in time to see

    Jim Caple

    You've got a time machine and a baseball jones. What one game in major league history would you travel back in time to watch live and in person?

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2012
  5. A history of World Series Game 7

    David Schoenfield

    There have been 35 Game 7s played in the World Series. They provide many of the most indelible moments in the sport's long history: Bill Mazeroski's home run, Jack Morris' shutout, Luis Gonzalez's blooper, Joaquin Andujar going nuts. Now we have 3...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  6. 2011 World Series: St. Louis Cardinals' miscommunication leads to...

    Jayson Stark

    After defeating the Cardinals 4-2 in one of the weirdest games in World Series history, the Rangers sit just one win from their first title.

    Story | Conversation | October 24, 2011
  7. Ranking all 42 postseason walk-off HRs

    David Schoenfield

    There have been 2,208 home runs hit in the history of postseason baseball; 42 of those were walk-off home runs, including Nelson Cruz's grand slam on Monday for the Rangers. Only two players have done it more than once. Not surprisingly, the Yankees ...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  8. Bill Mazeroski misses 1960 World Series film unveiling due to ill...

    Hall of Famer Bill Mazeroski was unable to attend the first public screening of the 1960 World Series Game 7 telecast due to an undisclosed illness.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2010
  9. 1960 World Series Game 7: The greatest game ever played

    David Schoenfield

    It's been 50 years since Bill Mazeroski hit one of the most dramatic home runs in baseball history. But there was much more to Game 7.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2010
  10. Film of 1960 World Series found in Crosby's cellar

    Found in Bing Crosby's wine cellar was film of the deciding Game 7 of the 1960 World Series, in which Pirates second baseman Bill Mazeroski hit a game-ending homer to beat the Yankees, that was thought to be lost forever.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2010
  11. Pittsburgh Pirates unveil statue of Bill Mazeroski, 1960 World Se...

    Bill Mazeroski, an elite fielder made it to the Hall of Fame because of his many Gold Gloves, now has a bronze statue honoring his most memorable swing of the bat.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2010
  12. Hall of Famer Bill Mazeroski touched as statue replica unveiled

    Hall of Famer Bill Mazeroski soon will be able to walk down Mazeroski Way on Pittsburgh's North Side and see a statue twice his size depicting him hitting one of baseball's most famous homers.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2010
  13. Bronze Maz will be trotting

    Rob Neyer

    Courtesy of Dejan Kovacevic, we've got the skinny on the new Bill Mazeroski statue: The pose will be based on the indelible image of Mazeroski rounding second base -- arms fully extended to his sides, the right hand twirling the cap, running seemin...

    Blog | January 28, 2010
  14. Pittsburgh Pirates to honor Bill Mazeroski with statue marking se...

    PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Pirates plan to put a statue of Bill Mazeroski outside PNC Park to commemorate the Hall of Famer's home run that won the World Series 50 years ago.

    Story | Conversation | January 27, 2010
  15. Former major league manager Bobby "Mr. Baseball" Bragan dies

    Richard Durrett

    Bobby Bragan, a former major league manager dubbed "Mr. Baseball" for his decades of dedication to the game, has died.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2010
  16. Pittsburgh Pirates restore outfield wall Bill Mazeroski hit famou...

    Mazeroski Way now leads to Bill Mazeroski's wall at PNC Park.

    Story | Conversation | April 10, 2009