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April 28, 2011 16:55

Sir, Do You Think This Match Will Be Resolved Today?

Interviews with participants in the longest professional game ever played, including Wade Boggs, Marty Barrett, Bruce Hurst, and Joe Morgan.

Thanks to Phil.

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April 19, 2011 12:12

Deflected Ball Rule Question

If a ball deflects off a player’s body and is caught by another player before it touches the ground, is it an out? The answer is revealed in this play.

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April 18, 2011 11:11

Weekend Summary

A couple of videos:

1. The funniest balk I’ve ever seen. Apparently he realized mid-step he was going to balk and thought “if I just throw home they won’t call a balk.”

2. Matt Kemp’s walk-off home run: if for some reason you need even more evidence of how great an announcer Vin Scully is.

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April 06, 2011 14:06

Career HR Leaders (Less Than 40 Every Season)

Most career home runs among players who never hit 40 in a single season:

1. Eddie Murray 504
2. Fred McGriff 493
3. Stan Musial 475
4. Dave Winfield 465
5. Cal Ripken 431
6. Al Kaline 399
7. Joe Carter 396
8. Graig Nettles 390
9. Dwight Evans 385
10. Harold Baines 384
11. Jeff Kent 377
12. Carlton Fisk 376
13. Gary Gaetti 360
14. Yogi Berra 358
15. Lee May 354
16. Chili Davis 350
17. Ron Santo 342
18. Jack Clark 340
19. Boog Powell 339
20. Dave Parker 339

Murray is particularly remarkable: his single season high was 33 and he only hit 30 or more 4 times. McGriff, on the other hand, hit 30+ ten times.

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