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  1. George Digby and Willie Mays, the one who got away

    Gordon Edes

    George Digby, the legendary Red Sox scout who died Friday at the age of 96, signed a Hall of Famer in Wade Boggs and other Sox stars in Mike Greenwell and Jody Reed, but could have altered the course of Sox history if he had not been blocked by the t...

    Blog | May 03, 2014
  2. MLB - 25th anniversary of 'Major League' movie

    Jim Caple

    "Major League" was released 25 years ago. Here's a good guess at what's become of Rick Vaughn, Jake Taylor, Roger Dorn and the rest of the boys in the last quarter-century.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2014
  3. Happy 80th birthday, Hank Aaron

    David Schoenfield

    When I was in second grade, my teacher, Mr. Nichols, gave me an old, beat-up poster of Willie Mays. I think it had been run through a washing machine because it was all wrinkled and full of creases. I hung it on my wall anyway. At the same time, my g...

    Blog | February 05, 2014
  4. What if Willie Mays were a free agent?

    David Schoenfield

    We talked a lot about Mike Trout in Tuesday's chat session. Following up on that, a couple Trout links to check out. Buster Olney writes today: If Trout were a free agent right now and told teams he would only sign a one-year deal, what would he ...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  5. Joe Girardi says New York Yankees in limbo because of Alex Rodrig...

    Andrew Marchand

    New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said the drawn-out Alex Rodriguez appeal hearing is complicating their offseason because the team doesn't know whether the third baseman's 211-game suspension will be upheld.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2013
  6. Guess what? New York Yankees' Mariano Rivera never lost it

    Wallace Matthews

    The end of Mo's career says this: I can still do this job. I just choose not to.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2013
  7. Can A-Rod reach 660 this year?

    Andrew Marchand

    On Tuesday, Alex Rodriguez hit home run No. 651 of his career, putting him just nine short of tying Willie Mays for fourth place on the all-time list. The mark now has more financial importance than historical. As part of A-Rod's 10-year, $275 millio...

    Blog | August 28, 2013
  8. Alex Rodriguez of New York Yankees goes deep to pull within 12 of...

    Mike Mazzeo

    Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez heard more boos than cheers as he stepped into the batter's box in the second inning of Sunday afternoon's game against the Detroit Tigers.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2013
  9. Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees: How did it all go so wro...

    Johnette Howard

    A-Rod and the Yankees: A match made in heaven that ended up in hell.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2013
  10. MLB face of baseball at the All-Star Game

    Jayson Stark

    MLB's very best players take the field at the All-Star Game on Tuesday. But which of them is the Face of Baseball?

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2013
  11. Japanese players like Yu Darvish star in MLB but others fall shor...

    Peter Keating

    In ESPN The Magazine, Peter Keating writes about a stathead who may have unlocked the mystery surrounding how Japanese baseball players fare in America.

    Story | Conversation | June 25, 2013
  12. Morning Briefing: Moneyball players?

    Adam Rubin

    FIRST PITCH: Forget Ike Davis' struggles for a second. Forget even the payroll constraints, which is asking a lot to look past. Here's one question that rarely gets asked: Where are the Moneyball players with the Mets? And by that I mean: Why h...

    Blog | May 23, 2013
  13. Willie Mays' wife of 41 years dies

    The wife of Hall of Famer Willie Mays, Mae Louise Allen Mays, has died. She was 74.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2013
  14. Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants poised to intensify ...

    Jim Caple

    They've been at each other's throats for well over a century, but the 2013 season could take the Dodgers-Giants rivalry to new levels.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2013
  15. Playbook rethinks MLB ballpark giveaways

    Steve Etheridge

    On May 9, 1999, the San Francisco Giants handed out 35,000 Willie Mays bobblehead dolls to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Candlestick Park. The fans were amused. Jay Leno had conditioned them to laugh at things with big heads, and now they ha...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  16. 2012 Gold Glove winner Jason Heyward is back on track for Atlanta...

    Eddie Matz

    In ESPN The Magazine, Eddie Matz writes that thanks to his retooled swing, Jason Heyward might live up to the Willie Mays comparisons after all.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2013