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  1. Rob Neyer: Is Jim Thome in the same class as Eddie Murray?

    Rob Neyer

    Eddie Murray was considered a Hall of Famer long before he retired. There is still some debate whether Jim Thome, when his playing days are done, is worthy of Cooperstown. Their numbers are quite similar, probably more than you might think.

    Story | Conversation | February 11, 2010
  2. Rob Neyer: Seattle Mariners' Cliff Lee a great fit for Safeco Fie...

    Rob Neyer

    When you factor in the player and the ballpark he'll call home in 2010, Cliff Lee pitching in Safeco Field should be the best fit among players who changed teams this offseason.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2010
  3. Rob Neyer: Yankee Stadium not a great hitters' park?

    Rob Neyer

    In its first season, the new Yankee Stadium was a great home run park. It, however, wasn't a great hitters' park.

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2010
  4. Rob Neyer: Who should the Baseball Hall of Fame's Veterans Commit...

    Rob Neyer

    Rob Neyer lists Billy Martin, Doug Harvey and Bob Howsam among seven who deserve election by the Hall of Fame's Veterans Committee.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2009
  5. 2009 World Series: Top seven weather moments in World Series -- M...

    Rob Neyer

    With the World Series being played in the Northeast and extending into November, Rob Neyer looks back at years when the weather was a factor.

    Story | Conversation | October 26, 2009
  6. Baseball's top 10 baserunning blunders

    Rob Neyer

    Nick Punto and Carlos Gomez are included on Rob Neyer's list of the top 10 all-time baserunning blunders.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2009
  7. Reviewable plays from baseball history

    Rob Neyer

    Rob Neyer cites some incidents from baseball history that could have turned out differently if instant replay had been in place.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2008
  8. Top 10 All-Star Games

    Rob Neyer

    The best games in All-Star history? Ted Williams' game-winning blast at Briggs Stadium in Detroit put 1941 on our list.

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2008
  9. Hamilton, Gonzalez setting noteworthy paces

    Rob Neyer

    One can't assume players will continue a particular pace through the second half, but Rob Neyer points out several to watch.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2008
  10. At third base, Jones ranks among the best

    Rob Neyer

    While Chipper Jones has already done enough in his career to be a Hall of Famer, he still has time for more elite consideration.

    Story | Conversation | May 16, 2008
  11. History shows very few pitchers could really hit

    Rob Neyer

    In reality, very few pitchers in history could really be considered good hitters. The numbers prove it.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2008
  12. What's weird in April? Braves and Cliff Lee

    Rob Neyer

    The Braves' run differential and the performance of Cliff Lee have highlighted the weird happenings in April.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2008
  13. Cueto's debut ranks among best

    Rob Neyer

    Johnny Cueto's brilliant major league debut ranks among the best in baseball history.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2008
  14. Some non-players deserve enshrinement as well

    Rob Neyer

    There remain a dozen baseball figures who should follow Goose Gossage into the hallowed halls of Cooperstown.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2008
  15. When signing Boras' clients, ink the best ones

    Rob Neyer

    A few teams have gotten very good results while several others have gotten little in return by signing clients of Scott Boras over the past 10 winters.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2007
  16. Even among legends, Gibson and Ruth stand out

    Rob Neyer

    Are the best World Series players always the best players? Not necessarily ... but usually they are. Here's the ultimate lineup.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2007