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They Were There: Don Mossi
Dick HydeFormer pitcher Don Mossi talks of his struggles trying to break the Indians' vaunted rotation of the 1950s, losing to the Giants in the 1954 World Series, and his later baseball life with the Tigers and A's.


If We Picked the 2018 MLB All-Stars...
This Great Game OpinionEric and Ed wade through the field of current baseball greatness and determine their choices for this year's All-Star Game. Take a look and see if you agree.


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: Comiskey Park
The Ballparks: Comiskey ParkWhen you get your ace pitcher to design your ballpark, you’re going to get a pitcher’s park. And that’s what Comiskey Park was, extending the Deadball Era for decades as the Second City’s Second Team experienced little offense but an explosion of scandal, scoreboards and disco records for a lively and sometimes unruly South Side fan base.


The 10 Best Pitchers of the 1940s
This Great Game Lists Just when it appeared that the battle for supremacy between pitchers and hitters had finally hit a perfect balancing point, along came a different, far more serious kind of conflict: World War II. It helped extend the careers of veteran pitchers while disrupting the prime of younger aces.


A Look Back on September, 2018
this great game comebacker logoThe Month That Was in Baseball: How the AL Central helped the National League win the interleague wars for the first time since 2003; There's a 40% chance you either won or lost 100 games in the American League; Is this really the end for David Wright, Joe Mauer and Mike Scioscia? All this and more, including our picks for Best and Worst of the Month, check it out!


2017 Astronomical!
2017: Astronomical!The Houston Astros ride the long flights of record-breaking home run totals to defeat the favored Los Angeles Dodgers in an exhilarating and exhausting seven-game World Series—making good on a three-year-old prediction by Sports Illustrated magazine.



The Five Greatest Houston Astros Pitchers
Mike ScottNo one could touch Mike Scott for a time during the 1980s, but does he top this esteemed list of Astros pitching greats? Or could it be J.R. Richard, the flamethrowing artist cut down at the height of his career? Or Roy Oswalt, who tamed the hitter-friendly Minute Maid Park? Find out now!


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