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  1. The strange career of Roy Cullenbine

    David Schoenfield

    You're probably not familiar with Roy Cullenbine, considering he played in the majors from 1938 through 1947. I've been fascinated by his career ever since playing the old online ESPN Classic Baseball game many years ago. In that game, modeled on a g...

    Blog | April 25, 2013
  2. Decades-old passion, rivalry lasts

    ESPN Classic hosted a 32-team tournament to determine the greatest team of all time Wednesday night, and as the 1939 Yankees, the 1905 Giants, the '07 Cubs, the '63 Dodgers, the '98 Yankees and the '12 Red Sox got knocked out, there was much debate o...

    Blog | Conversation | July 13, 2006
  3. Wilson succumbs to heart attack

    Former major-league pitcher Earl Wilson has died at the age of 70, the Tigers said Monday.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 25, 2005
  4. Carlton, the enigma of MLB

    Mike Puma

    Steve Carlton is the second winningest lefthander in MLB history and the first pitcher to win four Cy Young Awards.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 22, 2003
  5. Sidearmer had majors tryout rescinded in '37

    Former Negro Leagues pitcher Max Manning, who was once offered a major league tryout only to have it rescinded because of his race, died at 84.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 24, 2003
  6. Projected standings for 2003

    Tom Tippett

    Diamond Mind's computer predicts the standings for the 2003 season.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | March 30, 2003
  7. ESPN Classic doesn't strike out on fans

    ESPN Classic presents presents some of the best MLB games since the last strike in 1994 on Saturday and Sunday.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 27, 2002
  8. Cards are Ducky with Dizzy Dean, win Series

    Larry Schwartz

    Fans in Detroit throw debris and disrupt play after Ducky Medwick's hard slide into Tigers 3B Marv Owen. Medwick is removed for his own safety, and the Cardinals go on to win, 11-0, behind Dizzy Dean's six-hitter in Game 7 to take the World Series.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 08, 2001
  9. Wilson, Gibson, Ryan flood MLB record books

    Larry Schwartz

    The Cubs' Hack Wilson hits two homers at Wrigley Field, extending his NL record to 56 in 1930. In 1968, Bob Gibson lowers his ERA to 1.12, a modern NL record. Five years later, Nolan Ryan sets a record for most strikeouts in a season with 383.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 21, 2001
  10. Rocket strikes out 20 for second time in career

    Larry Schwartz

    Boston's Roger Clemens strikes out 20 for the second time in his career as he beats the Tigers, 4-0, in Detroit.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 17, 2001
  11. Denny McLain is MLB's last 30-game winner

    Larry Schwartz

    Denny McLain becomes baseball's first 30-game winner since Dizzy Dean in 1934, as the Tigers beat the A's, 5-4, in Detroit.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 12, 2001
  12. Cobb gets 4,000th hit against former mates

    Larry Schwartz

    Philadelphia's Ty Cobb collects his 4,000th hit in the Athletics' 5-3 loss to the Tigers, the same team that Cobb spent his first 22 years with.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 13, 2001
  13. Dropo ties Higgins' record for consecutive hits

    Larry Schwartz

    Detroit's Walt Dropo hits safely in his first seven at-bats in a doubleheader against the Yankees, running his consecutive hits streak to 12 and tying Pinky Higgins' record, before he is retired.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 11, 2001
  14. Fans give new meaning to Disco Demolition

    Larry Schwartz

    Disco Demolition Night, between games of a doubleheader featuring the White Sox and Tigers, goes awry as fans ravage Comiskey Park. After more than an hour of disorder and rioting, the second game is postponed, later awarded to Detroit via forfeit.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 10, 2001
  15. Anderson first 800-game winner in AL and NL

    Larry Schwartz

    Sparky Anderson wins his 800th game with the Detroit Tigers to become the first manager to win 800 games in both the American and National Leagues. The Tigers beat the Athletics, 4-3.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 06, 2001
  16. ESPN Classic Tribute to Tony Gwynn

    ESPN Classic honors Tony Gwynn, who announced on Thursday he will retire at the end of the season after 20 years with the Padres, on Wednesday at 9 p.m. with Game 5 of the 1984 NLCS between the Padres and Cubs.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 28, 2001