By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Major League Baseball just can’t get this right from the 1919 Chicago White Sox World Series scandal to New York Yankee pitcher Gerrit Cole putting a foreign substance on the baseball on the mound, cheating has always been a part of this game. To add insult to injury they […]
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EDITOR’S NOTE: This article first appeared on BASN Newsroom in March of 2005. By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN — When Boston’s Ted Williams hit .406 to win the AL batting crown in 1941, he was regarded by many as baseball’s last .400 hitter. However, a brief look at the history books […]
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EDITOR’S NOTE: This story first appeared on BASN in August of 2008 By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN, Ct. — In the early years of the Negro Leagues, standout players like shortstop John Henry “Pop” Lloyd, pitcher Rube Foster, and outfielder Spotswood Poles were part of the league’s showcase. However, like any […]
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