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  1. Williams left a legacy of greatness

    Larry Schwartz

    ESPN Classic looks back at some of the most memorable moments in the career of Ted Williams.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 05, 2002
  2. Howard is first African-American to win AL MVP

    Larry Schwartz

    Yankees catcher Elston Howard is the first African-American to be voted the American League's MVP.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | November 05, 2001
  3. Gehrig's awesome year worthy of AL MVP

    Larry Schwartz

    Lou Gehrig is named the American League's MVP. Babe Ruth, who hit 60 home runs, is ineligible because he's already won the award.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 08, 2001
  4. Larsen's perfect game reason to party

    Larry Schwartz

    The Yankees' Don Larsen is the man with his perfect game against the Dodgers in Game 5 of the World Series at Yankee Stadium. Larsen wins, 2-0.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 05, 2001
  5. Dodgers, Gibson highlight MLB's K-Day

    Larry Schwartz

    Today is K-Day. Brooklyn's Carl Erskine strikes out a World Series record 14 Yankees in a 3-2 victory in Game 3 at Ebbets Field in 1953. Ten years later, L.A.'s Sandy Koufax breaks Erskine's record with 15 k's. And Bob Gibson fans 17 for the Cards in '68.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 28, 2001
  6. Yanks rally from 14 back, win playoff over Sox

    Larry Schwartz

    Bucky Dent hits a three-run homer in the seventh inning off Boston's Mike Torrez as the Yankees win the one-game playoff for the AL East title, 5-4, at Fenway Park.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | September 28, 2001
  7. Stengel retires as manager of Mets

    Larry Schwartz

    Mets manager Casey Stengel retires after more than five decades of baseball.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 24, 2001
  8. Munson, 32, killed in plane crash

    Larry Schwartz

    Yankees catcher Thurman Munson dies when his private plan that he is piloting crashes at the Akron-Canton (Ohio) Airport. Munson was 32.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 27, 2001
  9. Williams, Stengel inducted into Hall of Fame

    Larry Schwartz

    Ted Williams and Casey Stengel are inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 20, 2001
  10. Martin's remarks result in his resignation

    Larry Schwartz

    Yankees manager Billy Martin says Reggie Jackson and George Steinbrenner "deserve each other. One's a born liar; the other's convicted." Martin will resign the next day.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 20, 2001
  11. Emotional farewell for "luckiest man on earth"

    Larry Schwartz

    Lou Gehrig makes his emotional farewell in Yankee Stadium, giving his "luckiest man on earth" speech.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | July 03, 2001
  12. Mickey Mantle signs with Yankees

    Larry Schwartz

    Just out of high school, Mickey Mantle signs with the Yankees.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | June 01, 2001
  13. Bouton draws criticism for best seller, Ball Four

    Larry Schwartz

    Jim Bouton draws censure from commissioner Bowie Kuhn for writing "Ball Four."

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 31, 2001
  14. Whitey Ford, 38, retires with 236 career wins

    Larry Schwartz

    The Yankees Whitey Ford, 38, retires because of a painful bone spur in his left elbow. With a 236-106 record in 16 years, Ford has the highest winning percentage of any pitcher with at least 200 decisions.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 28, 2001
  15. A first for Babe: No. 1 of 714 career homers

    Larry Schwartz

    Red Sox southpaw Babe Ruth hits his first home run, a drive off the Yankees' Jack Warhop that lands in the second deck of the Polo Grounds. The Babe, though, will lose the game in the 13th inning.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 04, 2001
  16. Hall of Fame lineup for A's, Yankees

    Larry Schwartz

    It's an embarrassment of riches on Opening Day in Yankee Stadium as 15 future Hall of Famers, including Ty Cobb, Lefty Grove, Jimmy Foxx, Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig are on the two teams - the Athletics and the Yankees.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | April 10, 2001