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MLB To Introduce "Interview Caps." You Know, For Interviews.

MLB To Introduce "Interview Caps." You Know, For Interviews.

deadspin.com Updated Jan 9, 2013
How funny! I was just saying to myself the other day, "MLB needs more caps. Sure, they've got home caps, road caps, alternate caps, throwback caps, second alternate caps, batting practice caps, road batting practice caps, fashion caps, and playoff …
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  • Braves legends could highlight 2014 Hall class

    Braves legends could highlight 2014 Hall class

    MLB.com Jan 9, 2013
    Braves pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine will highlight the list of players who will be added to the Hall of Fame ballot for the first time next year. Their former manager Bobby Cox and former general manager John Schuerholz could both gain election …
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  • LaRoche: Davey a big reason for coming back

    LaRoche: Davey a big reason for coming back

    MLB.com Jan 9, 2013
    First baseman Adam LaRoche made it clear throughout the offseason that he wanted to return to the Nationals, and it happened Tuesday, when he signed a two-year, $24 million deal with a mutual option for a third season.
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  • Who's No. 1? Tom Seaver

    Who's No. 1? Tom Seaver

    nytimes.com Jan 9, 2013
    The Mets' lone player in the Baseball Hall of Fame, Tom Seaver, was was elected in 1992 with the highest vote percentage ever, 98.8, which is higher than Babe Ruth, higher than Joe DiMaggio, higher than Mickey Mantle.
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  • Video - Top MLB Players 25 And Under 01:45

    Top MLB Players 25 And Under

    Jan 9
    Keith Law breaks down his list of the top MLB players age 25 and under.
  • Video - No Players Elected To Hall Of Fame 06:47

    No Players Elected To Hall Of Fame

    Jan 9
    Tim Kurkjian, Buster Olney, Howard Bryant and Pedro Gomez react to the news that Baseball Hall of Fame voters didn't elect any candidates for induction into the Hall.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: No shortage of storylines surrounding NFL's elite eight

    Jan 9
    The best weekend of the NFL season is just ahead, with the league's elite eight colliding in a burst of divisional-round playoff football. Here are eight of the best storylines that provide a backdrop for the action to come:
  • Sports Guy Time Machine: Baseball HOF Revisited

    Jan 9
    Here's a column I wrote about the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2007 for ESPN The Magazine, back when I still cared who made it. Six years later, I...