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They Were There: Tommy Davis
Tommy Davis Two-time batting champion Tommy Davis looks back at a well-traveled career that included high times with the Dodgers of the early 1960s—and interesting times with Jim Bouton and the 1969 Seattle Pilots.


Researching The Comebacker, Our Baseball Diary
The Comebacker Since 2008, we've provided a day-by-day account of everything related to Major League Baseball, and then some. Go back into recent times and relive (or learn, for the first time) baseball as it happened.


About This Great Game: How We Got From There to Here
Major League Baseball: The Twentieth Century cover The story of how This Great Game has evolved over two decades, from a modest datebook to an ambitious coffee table book to the popular web site it is today.


TGG Links: Because We Know What You'll Like
Our short list below for the most visible, valuable and curious baseball resources for fans and researchers of all ages.


The Ballparks: Coors Field
The Ballparks: Coors FieldIt’s a place where every out is earned and no lead is safe. It comes with a mile-high altitude and a mile-high attitude—or so it is if you’re pitching for the Colorado Rockies and survive the season with a smile and a sub-5.00 ERA. For the fans, the explosion of offense at Coors Field can be as exhausting as the thin air—but just so they don’t miss the ever-changing score, they can walk the main concourse that entirely circles the ballpark and almost never lose sight of a pitch.


A Look Back on July, 2019
this great game comebacker logoThe Month That Was in Baseball: The death of Tyler Skaggs—and the Angels’ magical no-hit effort to remember him by; If fans want to spend the Fourth of July watching baseball, why is MLB giving teams the day off?; Four days, four hat tricks of homers by major leaguers; Jake Marisnick goes old-school on catcher Jonathan Lucroy. All of this and much more—including our picks for the Best and Worst of July, check it out!


The 10 Best Pitchers of the 1990s
This Great Game Lists The 10 performers on this list seemed largely resistant to the massive upswing in hitting during the decade, pitching as if from another era. It certainly left the stars they faced to drop their bat, tip their cap and patiently wait for the more mortal pitchers to pounce on.


Baseball 2019: This Great Game’s Fearless Predictions
This Great Game OpinionHave major league teams made our jobs of predicting this year’s winners and losers easier? Will the precious few teams who've actually made improvements—while most everyone else sits it out until 2020 or beyond—benefit in the standings for the upcoming season? Check out what we think, and see if you agree.


2018 Wrenching With Tradition
2018: Wrenching With TraditionSaddled with a small payroll, lousy ballpark and small crowds, the Tampa Bay Rays think out of the box and develop the concept of "bullpenning," a potentially revolutionary method that works—and therefore gets the attention of other major league teams.


The 10 Greatest Boston Red Sox Hitters
Jim RiceMookie Betts has emerged into one of the finest hitters to wear a Boston uniform, but has he yet to crack this list of stellar talents topped by the likes of Ted Williams, Carl Yastrzemski and Jim Rice? Find out now!


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