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  1. Hoyt Wilhelm

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  2. New Topps baseball cards are sign of the season

    Jim Caple

    Forrest Gump had it wrong. Life isn't like a box of chocolates. It's like the season's first pack of baseball cards. You never know what you're going to get.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2013
  3. The 1998 New York Yankees top the best bullpens in MLB history - ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney ranks the top 10 bullpens in baseball history, along with the latest news and notes from around baseball.

    Blog | Conversation | January 21, 2013
  4. It worked for R.A. Dickey, so why aren't other pitchers resurrect...

    Jim Caple

    His wondrous knuckleball breathed new life into R.A. Dickey's career. The real wonder is why other struggling pitchers aren't throwing it.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  5. Mets morning briefing 6.22.12

    Adam Rubin

    After an off-day, the Mets open the Subway Series. Southpaws Jon Niese (4-3, 3.82 ERA) and Andy Pettitte (3-2, 2.77) match up in the opener. Friday's news reports: * Frank Francisco tells Mike Puma in the Post about the Yankees: "I can't w...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  6. R.A. Dickey's Pitch Floats Like A Butterfly, Stings Like A Bee

    Greg Fiume/Getty Images It takes a lot of strength to throw a pitch this soft. There are few pitches in baseball as hard to master, or hit, as the knuckleball. And with R.A. Dickey's continued success on the mound for the Mets (he pitched 7 innin...

    Blog | July 03, 2010
  7. Uncharted territory for Dickey

    The 5-0 record that R.A. Dickey takes into his start with the Tigers tonight is rarified air for a knuckleball-throwing starting pitcher. With the help of and the "Knuckleball Headquarters" website, we checked win streaks to...

    Blog | June 23, 2010
  8. Left-Handed Compliment: Barry Zito Wants To Be An Old Pitcher Lik...

    Ezra Shaw/Getty Images "That's what I hate about these major league batters - I get older, they stay the same age." Barry Zito of the San Francisco Giants is off to a fast start this season, further establishing himself as one the game's premier...

    Blog | May 01, 2010
  9. Elias Says ...

    Elias Sports Bureau, Inc.

    A daily glance inside the numbers from the world of sports.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2006
  10. Why do relievers fall short in Hall vote?

    Tracy Ringolsby

    For whatever reason, relief pitchers continue to fall short in voting for the Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2003
  11. Which "Dr. Strangegloves" learned to stop worrying and just hit t...

    Walter Lis, STATS. Inc.

    Managers often have a unique reason, or reasons, to keep a player in the everyday lineup despite an overabundance of errors in the field.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2002
  12. Wilhelm first reliever elected to Hall of Fame

    Knuckleballer Hoyt Wilhelm, the first reliever elected to the Hall of Fame and the last pitcher to throw a no-hitter against the New York Yankees, has died.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 24, 2002
  13. Wilhelm becomes first to pitch in 1,000 games

    Larry Schwartz

    Hoyt Wilhelm becomes the first pitcher to appear in 1,000 games. He blows a two-run lead and the Braves lose to the Cardinals, 6-5, in Atlanta.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | May 08, 2001