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  1. Ken Griffey Jr., Dave Parker, Ron Oester to enter Cincinnati Reds...

    Ken Griffey Jr. hugged other members of the Cincinnati Reds' Hall of Fame. One hug meant more than the others. He embraced his father, who was wearing a red jacket signifying that he's already honored in the hall.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2014
  2. Welcome to the club, Yoenis Cespedes

    David Schoenfield

    Here's the funny thing about great throws: How many do you remember? Specific throws, I mean? Of course, there's the Bo Jackson throw to nail Harold Reynolds and the Ichiro Suzuki throw early in his first season in Seattle that helped establish his r...

    Blog | June 11, 2014
  3. Veterans ballot missing one top candidate

    David Schoenfield

    The Veterans Committee portion of the Hall of Fame induction process doesn't generate the same uproar as the Baseball Writers vote does. But the people it elects are still full-fledged members of Cooperstown, with their little plaques right there nex...

    Blog | November 07, 2013
  4. Pittsburgh Pirates great Dave Parker battling Parkinson's disease...

    Pittsburgh Pirates great Dave Parker is battling Parkinson's disease, according to a report.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2013
  5. The most exciting player in baseball

    David Schoenfield

    We all have our own favorites, of course, and maybe they change from season to season. Or month to month. That's a little of the beauty of baseball; we don't all have to enjoy and appreciate the same players. The stars aren't necessarily shoved down ...

    Blog | September 06, 2012
  6. Podcast: Struggling Dodgers, Utley's return

    Eric Karabell

    On Thursday's fun Baseball Today podcast, SweetSpot blogger Dave Schoenfield and I delved into many interesting topics, from players being lost (and found!) to injury to an All-Star Game from our youth! 1. First the Yankees had to deal with the CC...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  7. The Hall of Fame and MVP winners

    David Schoenfield

    With the Hall of Fame voting still on our minds, I thought it would be fun to look at which non-Hall of Famers fared best in MVP voting, and which Hall of Famers have fared worst. Modern MVP voting began in 1931 so we'll focus on players whose car...

    Blog | January 10, 2012
  8. Links: Relief value, Dave Parker for Hall?

    David Schoenfield

    Keith Law has a piece up on Insider showing how data indicates that relief pitchers are constantly overvalued. Not only are they especially volatile from year to year, they are volatile within a single season. Here's one key nugget: "In one query, we...

    Blog | July 26, 2011
  9. Jack Morris just doesn't pass muster

    Rob Neyer

    In the latest entry in Joe Posnanski's Hall of Fame blowout, Joe gives the thumbs-down -- reluctantly, I'm sure, because Joe's such a nice guy -- to Harold Baines, John Franco, Juan Gonzalez, Don Mattingly, John Olerud, Dave Parker, Lee Smith, and .....

    Blog | December 30, 2010
  10. One2Watch4: Marlins OF Chris Coghlan

    Dave Bearman, ESPN Stats & Info

    Want to stump your friends in bar trivia? Ask them who had the most hits after the All-Star Break last season. AL batting champion and MVP Joe Mauer with 101? Nice guess, but wrong. Derek Jeter with 102? Another great guess, but also the wrong answer...

    Blog | March 27, 2010
  11. Home Run Derby winners

    From Dave Parker to Prince Fielder, here are the past winners of the Home Run Derby.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2009
  12. With Boras in the picture, Alvarez's career put on hold

    Jerry Crasnick

    As Pedro Alvarez awaits the resolution of his case against Major League Baseball, he's found that involving yourself with Scott Boras can be risky.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2008
  13. Aggh! It's Dave Parker at the plate!

    Paul Lukas

    Paul Lukas looks back at the time Dave Parker came to the plate with an intimidating addition to his uniform.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2008
  14. Francoeur has the right stuff

    Jerry Crasnick

    Among the young right fielders in the NL, Atlanta's Jeff Francoeur has the skills to become a big-time run producer for years to come.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2007
  15. Rank 'Em: Top home run hitters

    How do you rank the all-time top 10 home run hitters? Cast your ballot now!

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 08, 2006
  16. MLB's postseason heroes and the moments they realize what they've...

    Steve Wulf

    They made baseball history, but when did they realize it? Ten postseason heroes share their stories about how the heroics sink in.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2013