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  1. MLB - Pittsburgh Pirates Frankie Zak moment of All-Star glory

    Steve Wulf

    You won't find him in many record books. But 70 years ago, Frankie Zak was just like Stan Musial and Mel Ott: an All-Star.

    Story | Conversation | July 13, 2014
  2. MLB - Lou Gehrig's farewell speech 75 years later

    Steve Wulf

    Seventy-five years ago -- July 4, 1939 -- a dying Lou Gehrig delivered the Gettysburg Address of baseball.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2014
  3. MLB - Former Boston College centerfielder Pete Frates faces ALS

    Steve Wulf

    Former Boston College center fielder Pete Frates understands what Lou Gehrig went through. He's battling the same disease that Gehrig did.

    Story | Conversation | July 03, 2014
  4. A Mets fan's mea culpa: My bad

    Steve Wulf

    I didn't know it was me. Until fired hitting coach Dave Hudgens put the blame for the New York Mets' sorry performance at Citi Field on the dwindling number of Mets fans who actually follow the team, I had no idea we were at fault. Here I thoug...

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  5. MLB - The game's bases are a hazard to player health

    Steve Wulf

    The game's bases are hard, immovable objects. No wonder so many of the irresistible forces that are baserunners end up injured when they reach them. It's time to fix first, second and third.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2014
  6. MLB - Roger Hall wants his safer base in majors

    Steve Wulf

    Roger Hall's breakaway base keeps runners safer at first (not to mention second and third). But Major League Baseball remains skeptical.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2014
  7. MLB - Jack Corbett is father of modern base, more

    Steve Wulf

    Jack Corbett pioneered the modern base, and they carry his name to this day. But there was more to this baseball man than meets the eye.

    Story | Conversation | May 08, 2014
  8. MLB - Long sad history of managing the Chicago Cubs

    Steve Wulf

    One after another after another, the men who've managed the Cubs thought they'd be 'The One' to win it all. Then they remembered who they were managing. Now it's Rick Renteria's turn.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  9. Wulf: Jake Powell is the bigot who unwittingly sparked change

    Steve Wulf

    Jake Powell's racist words started a dialogue in segregated baseball and brought national attention to racism in the sport, Steve Wulf writes.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  10. Kansas City Royals George Brett is inspiration for Lorde's "Royal...

    Steve Wulf

    In ESPN The Magazine's Music Issue, Steve Wulf writes that Kansas City hitter George Brett is the inspiration for another hit -- Lorde's song "Royals."

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  11. What if someone made a new Baseball HOF?

    Steve Wulf

    I love and cherish the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Nothing pleases me more than wandering among its displays and glass cases, making sure that Cool Papa Bell's sunglasses and Shoeless Joe Jackson's shoes are still there. My devotion on...

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2014
  12. Steve Wulf on Chuck Goggin

    Steve Wulf

    U.S. Marine Chuck Goggin won a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart in Vietnam and then went on to play part of three seasons for the Pirates, Braves and Red Sox, Steve Wulf writes.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2013
  13. MLB's postseason heroes and the moments they realize what they've...

    Steve Wulf

    They made baseball history, but when did they realize it? Ten postseason heroes share their stories about how the heroics sink in.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2013
  14. The Trop is a home-field disadvantage for Tampa Bay Rays

    Steve Wulf

    Even though the Rays are making postseason appearances, they have the lowest attendance in all of baseball. Something needs fixed or the Rays will end up moving out of Tampa Bay, Steve Wulf writes.

    Story | Conversation | October 10, 2013
  15. A usual day in the unusual life of Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Mad...

    Steve Wulf

    A day in the life of the Rays' Joe Maddon, a manager unlike any other in Major League Baseball.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2013
  16. Pete Rose doesn't deserve sympathy or softening line on ban

    Steve Wulf

    We all loved watching Pete Rose compete. But the softening stance on his ban for betting on baseball is wrong. As his remarks to The Fan in Pittsburgh indicate, he still doesn't quite own up to the gravity of his crime.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2013