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  1. Mel Ott

    Mel Ott

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  3. Hall of Famers without their home parks?

    David Schoenfield

    One of the first major impacts Bill James made as a sabermetrician was pointing out the huge effect that ballparks had on statistics. I mean, people always knew that Fenway Park and Wrigley Field were good hitting parks, or that the Astrodome was a l...

    Blog | April 19, 2013
  4. Sportswriters in Panini's Cooperstown set

    Chris Olds

    Cooperstown is coming to baseball cards, and it's not just baseball players that Panini America will be including. When Panini's 2012 Cooperstown set arrives in late August, it will include the Nolan Ryans and Ty Cobbs that one would expect -- but...

    Blog | July 05, 2012
  5. Mike Trout: Greatest 20-year-old ever?

    Hudson Belinsky

    It's April 27. The Cleveland Indians are celebrating a walk-off victory, after getting to the Angels' bullpen, an occurrence that has become a fixture for the Halos in April. The Angels sit at 6-14, having lost five straight games and won only one se...

    Blog | June 11, 2012
  6. Having a catch in New Orleans

    Rob Neyer

    I don't know if I've mentioned this before ... Every year, I attend the annual convention hosted by the Society for American Baseball Research (SABR).* * Well, almost every year. My first convention was in Cleveland, in 1990. I met Charles Alexand...

    Blog | August 03, 2010
  7. This Day In Sports: Mel Ott Goes Where No National League Player ...

    TSN/Icon SMI Move over Babe Ruth and Jimmie Foxx. You've got company. August 1, 1945: The 500 Home Run club was exclusive to American Leaguers. There were two members: Babe Ruth and Jimmie Foxx. This all changed when Mel Ott took the field for th...

    Blog | August 01, 2010
  8. MLB - Re-scaling the home run leaderboard

    Peter Keating

    The value of a home run has changed over time, but Peter Keating takes care of that in this Next Level analysis by re-scaling the all-time leaderboard based on dominance. And wouldn't you know it, we have a new leader.

    Story | Conversation | July 01, 2010
  9. New York 500 Home Run Club Mel Ott - Giants

    511 HR in 22 seasons with New York Giants

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2010
  10. No need to exaggerate Mays' greatness

    Rob Neyer

    There's a new biography of Willie Mays and it's getting rave reviews (including here, here and here). Mays didn't write the book, but he "authorized" it and is getting half the proceeds, and that's brought him into the wonderful world of book prom...

    Blog | February 10, 2010
  11. Monday Mendozas

    • Gee, I thought this would have been bigger news. It's not every day -- or for that matter every decade -- that a batter is intentionally walked with the bases loaded. By my count, it's now happened five times: Nap Lajoie in 1901, Mel Ott in 1...

    Blog | Conversation | August 18, 2008
  12. Thomas' three homers help Blue Jays take down BoSox

    Frank Thomas hit three home runs to lift the Toronto Blue Jays over the Boston Red Sox 6-1 on Monday night, raising his total to 512 and tying Ernie Banks and Eddie Mathews for 18th the career list.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 17, 2007
  13. Chat with Miguel Cabrera

    Welcome to The Show! On Tuesday, Florida Marlins third baseman Miguel Cabrera will stop by to chat MLB and spring training. In 2006, Cabrera, 23, became the third-youngest player to have three straight 100-RBI seasons, behind only Mel Ott and Ted ...

    Chat | February 26, 2007
  14. New stamps honor Mantle, Ott, Greenberg, Campanella

    Ceremonies are scheduled for Yankee Stadium on Saturday to release new 39-cent stamps and 24-cent postal cards honoring Mickey Mantle, Roy Campanella, Hank Greenberg and Mel Ott.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2006
  15. Nothing but bad times for Phillies

    Jerry Crasnick

    The end of Jimmy Rollins' hitting streak coupled with three straight losses by the Phillies has made for an awful first week in Philadelphia.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2006
  16. Expect an attack on the record books in '03

    Tim Kurkjian

    From Sammy Sosa's 500th home run to Roger Clemens' 300th win, many milestones could be set in 2003.

    Story | Conversation | March 14, 2003
  17. Giant killer Ott hits homer to win World Series

    Larry Schwartz

    The New York Giants wins the World Series in five games. Mel Ott's homer defeats the Senators, 4-3, in 10 innings in Game 5 in Washington.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | October 05, 2001
  18. Mays moves into second with 535th homer

    Larry Schwartz

    Willie Mays takes sole possession of second place on the all-time home run list with 535 after his fourth-inning blast off Ray Washburn in the Giants' 4-3 win over the Cardinals in San Francisco.

    SpecialFeature | Conversation | August 15, 2001