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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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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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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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Major League Baseball Stadiums and Their Dimensions


Baseball parks come in all different styles and shapes. Especially  since teams started to ditch the cookie cutter  multi-use stadiums built in 60s and 70s for more intimate baseball only ballparks designed in retro-classic and retro-modern styles. Learn more about all 30 current major league

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Boston Red Sox Team History


The Boston Red Sox were founded in 1901 as one of the American League’s original eight franchises. They are in the American League’s East Division and have played their home games at Fenway Park in Boston since 1912. The Red Sox began as the American

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Baltimore Orioles Team History


  The Orioles’ franchise began in 1894 as the Milwaukee Brewers. Since 1954 they’ve been the Baltimore Orioles. The play in the American League East and their home park in Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. The franchise’s Milwaukee phase was brief and unsuccessful, and in

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Atlanta Braves Team History


Founded as the Boston Red Stockings in 1870, the Braves are arguably the oldest continuous franchise in North American sports history. They are currently in the East Division of the National League and play their home games at Turner Field in Atlanta. Their team nickname

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Cincinnati Reds Team History


The Cincinnati Reds joined the National League in 1890. They are currently in the League’s Central Division and play at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati. Their team colors are red, white and black. The Reds would have been charter members of the National League, however

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Detroit Tigers Team History

Chicago White Sox v Detroit Tigers

The Detroit Tigers are one of the eight original American League franchises, and the longest continuous one-name one city American League team. They are in the Central Division, play their home games at Comerica Park in Detroit, and their team colors are navy, blue, white

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Cleveland Indians Team History


The Cleveland Indians were one of the original eight franchises of the American League. They are in the League’s central division and play at Progressive Park in Cleveland. Their colors are navy, white and red and they go by the nicknames “The Tribe” and the