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Chicago Cubs Team History


Founded in 1870, the Chicago Cubs are the longest continuous one-city franchise in North American sports history. They are currently in the Central Division of the National League and have played their home games at Wrigley Field in Chicago since 1916. Their colors are blue,

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The History of Major League Baseball


Major League Baseball has a long and colorful history. Check out some its key moments below: 1876 The creation of the National League The National League was formed as a way for club owners of existing franchises to centralize their power, control player movement and

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Most Valuable Baseball Memorabilia of All Time


Baseball memorabilia is a big business. If you don’t believe it, check out the prices paid for the 15 most expensive items of baseball memorabilia of all time. And also make sure to check out your elderly relatives attics for old baseball jerseys. One of

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Famous Baseball Quotes


Baseball players say the darndest thing. Over the game’s century-and-a-half history many funny, insightful, wise or ridiculous things have been articulated about our national pastime. We’ve compiled some of these great baseball quotes below. “Baseball is ninety percent mental. The other half is physical.” —

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The Most Notorious Baseball Rumors of All-Time


America’s pastime has a rich history of producing some pretty juicy gossip. Check out the five most notorious baseball rumors of all-time. Number 5: Mike Piazza denies he is gay People have been speculating upon the sexuality of celebrities ever since there have been celebrities.

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Greatest Baseball Players of All Time


We’ve used the sabermetric statistic WAR (Wins Above Replacement) to determine the twenty best baseball players of all-time. We chose WAR to do the ranking because it attempts to account for all of a players contributions and adjusts for what era they played in. Number

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Ten Best College Baseball Players of All-Time


Number 10: Greg Swindell, University of Texas When you think of great Texas Longhorn pitchers of the ‘80s, Roger Clemens is going to be the first name that comes to mind. While The Rocket certainly did some dominating during his time in Austin, it was

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World Baseball Classic History and Results


  Baseball truly is an international sport. And as such, there has always been a demand for a World Cup-style tournament that would pit the best players from the different baseball playing nations against each other in order to determine a world champion. Before the

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Highest Scoring Games in Baseball History


Every once in awhile a baseball game ends with a football score. Learn more about the highest scoring games in baseball history below. Most runs scored in a game, one team. Chicago Colts 36 Louisville Colonels 7 June 29, 1897 On a summer’s day in

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Little League World Series History And Results


Little League baseball began in 1939 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. However its early development was hampered by World War 2 and the lack of fathers around to form new leagues. But by 1947 the war was over, and Little League’s board of directors decided to stage