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Published Date: 6/8/2014
At 42, Satchel Paige was the oldest rookie in Major League Baseball history, making his debut in 1948 after spending decades as a star in the Negro Leagues. Paige was one of the first black players in the MLB, following the official end of the "color barrier" in...
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Published Date: 4/11/2014
For six decades, segregation kept some of baseball's greatest athletes from playing in the major leagues – until April 15, 1947, when former Negro League player Jackie Robinson made his debut as a Brooklyn Dodger. We a look back at some of the stars of the Negro...
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Published Date: 1/5/2014
Ten years after his death, Tug McGraw is still making a difference in the world.
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Published Date: 10/3/2013
In the history of sport, some athletes stand out – not just for their skill on the court or the field, but for their noteworthy nicknames. Take our quiz and see if you can match each sports star with his or her noted nickname.
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Published Date: 8/22/2013
In 1938, Lou Gehrig set a record that still stands to this day, 75 years later…
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Published Date: 6/26/2013
On the 20th anniversary of Roy Campanella’s death, we look at a few amazing accomplishments of this baseball trailblazer...
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