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  1. Walter Johnson

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  2. Rays-Yankees Preview

    Rays-Yankees Preview

    Preview | June 29, 2014
  3. Yu Darvish, meet the Big Train

    Todd Wills

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Big Train can move over and make room for Yu. That's how preposterous things are these days for Yu Darvish, who now has his name linked to Hall of Famer Walter Johnson, and not because of strikeout records. Darvish becam...

    Blog | September 14, 2013
  4. Walter Johnson family to auction collector items

    The ticket is for Row 1, Section B, Seat 7 of the Lower Grand Stand at Griffith Stadium. Game 7 of the 1924 World Series. The perforations are still intact -- it was never torn in two by a ticket-taker. It's the only one of its kind known to still exist.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2013
  5. All-time top 25 players under 25

    David Schoenfield

    A couple weeks ago, Keith Law unveiled his annual list of the top 25 players under the age of 25 . Keith's list isn't a projection of the best players for 2013, but rather a projection and ordering of players if you were starting a franchise. I th...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  6. Hall of 100: Best pitcher of all time

    David Schoenfield

    Who is the greatest pitcher ever? There are different answers to that question, I suppose. When Bill James ranked pitchers a decade ago in his "New Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract," he had Walter Johnson at the top of his list, followed by...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  7. Gio Gonzalez becomes MLB's first 20-game winner of 2012

    Gio Gonzalez became the majors' first 20-game winner in 2012, and the first pitcher for a Washington baseball team with 200 strikeouts since Walter Johnson in 1916 to help the Nationals close in on their first NL East title by beating the Brewers 10-4.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | September 22, 2012
  8. Top 10 signs your team is out of MLB playoff contention

    Jim Caple

    Still harboring the illusion that your favorite team will make the playoffs? Here's a handy guide to bring you back to reality.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2012
  9. Best batter-pitcher matchups of all time

    David Schoenfield

    The other night I tweeted something like, "Would love to see Aroldis Chapman face 2001 Barry Bonds." On the Baseball Today podcast, we had a reader ask us about best pitcher-hitter matchups to watch for over the next few years. With that prompt, I...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  10. Hall of Fame debates: Spirited, emotional

    David Schoenfield

    There are a lot of misunderstandings about the Hall of Fame and its voting procedures and results, beginning with the little fact that baseball was not, of course, actually invented in Cooperstown, N.Y., in 1839 by a future Civil War general named Ab...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  11. A history of World Series Game 7

    David Schoenfield

    There have been 35 Game 7s played in the World Series. They provide many of the most indelible moments in the sport's long history: Bill Mazeroski's home run, Jack Morris' shutout, Luis Gonzalez's blooper, Joaquin Andujar going nuts. Now we have 3...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  12. Vote: The 30 greatest players of all time

    David Schoenfield

    To go with our Willie Mays package today, SportsNation worked up a list ranker with 30 of the greatest players of all time. Don't agree with me that Willie Mays was the greatest ever? Then Click here to vote yourself. Here's my quick list without ...

    Blog | May 06, 2011
  13. All-time hits list stands test of time

    Jon Weisman

    One of my baptismal moments as a baseball fan came when I was about 9 or so, and I had a new baseball card that was one of those historical tributes, this one to Walter Johnson. Riding in the back of our '76 Plymouth van, I quizzed my dad on how many...

    Blog | March 05, 2011
  14. New York Mets pick up their first win of a National League road s...

    Adam Rubin

    Rainy win means Mets won't go entire season without winning NL series on road.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2010
  15. Strasburg Strong in Losing Effort

    Stephen Strasburg brought the heat Wednesday, despite his first major league loss, 1-0 to the Royals. Strasburg lasted 6 innings, allowing 9 hits and a run while striking out 9. Washington's rookie phenom now has 3 games this season with at least 9 K...

    Blog | June 23, 2010
  16. Halladay: King of the Yankee-killers

    Mark Simon

    To say that Roy Halladay owns the Yankees is an understatement. To say that Halladay dominates the Yankees is a disservice as well. Even referring to him as a Yankee-killer, as old-timers do with a pitcher like Frank Lary, doesn't necessarily convey ...

    Blog | June 14, 2010
  17. Fantasy baseball start/sit, pickups and pitcher rankings for Satu...

    AJ Mass

    Daily notes for fantasy leagues setting lineups for Saturday and Sunday, June 12 and 13.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2010