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They Were There: Dan Litwhiler
Dan LitwhilerDan Litwhiler recalls Stan Musial, coaching Steve Garvey and Kirk Gibson at Michigan State and how he came about inventing baseball's radar gun.

Baseball’s Best, Worst and Most Surprising: The 2015 Season in Review
TGG OpinionA look back at the best, worst and most surprising players and teams during the 2015 major league season.


It Was Twenty Years Ago Today...
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 on YouTube
Dock Ellis no-hitter on lSDShortly after Dock Ellis was interviewed about pitching a 1970 no-hitter while under the influence of LSD, artist James Blagden and No Mas teamed up to create this entertaining and edgy illustrative recreation of Ellis' controversial achievement with his interview serving as a narration.

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: RFK Stadium
The Ballparks: RFK StadiumBuilt by the Federal Government on the same straight line that’s home to the U.S. Capitol and other historic American landmarks, RFK Stadium was conceived to enjoy a similar, lofty stature—and even though it was hog heaven for football fans, it became a fractured limbo for the baseball gods who suffered few ups and many downs within the venue’s roller coaster-shaped rooflines.

A Look Back on October
this great game comebacker logoThe Month That Was in Baseball: The (at times) wild and wacky postseason in review; Will the "Ruben Tejada" rule become reality—or just at long last enforced?; Why Steve Bartman needs to loosen up and return to Wrigley Field; Our picks for the Best and Worst for the 2015 season—check it out!

The Ten Greatest Yankees Hitters
Yogi BerraWith spry baseball skills, a smile to love and a sense of humor unique and clever as it comes, the late Yogi Berra won three MVP titles in five years for the mighty Yankees—but where does he stand among the list of pinstriped legends that spans Babe Ruth to Mickey Mantle to Alex Rodriguez? Find out now!

1992 Truly, A World Series
1992: Truly, A World SeriesAs the Toronto Blue Jays return to the postseason for the first time in over 20 years, here's a look back at the first time they won it all—and the first time a team outside of American's borders took home baseball's ultimate trophy.

Baseball’s Ten Most Dominant Dynasties
This Great Game Lists These major league powerhouses exhibited greatness over long stretches of time and gave opponents little to hope for—except maybe a fast-foward button.

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