The TGG Comebacker
This Great Game Comebacker Archive: 2021
A monthly look back at the baseball stories that made the news—or perhaps slipped through the media’s cracks and didn’t quite earn the attention we thought it would warrant.
A rough month for the Hall of Fame—losing three icons while gaining no new members in the general vote; A disrespected Nolan Arenado is sent packing from the Rockies to St. Louis.
Spring Training shows signs of normalcy returning; Trevor Bauer’s short, rich and just plain weird contract with the Dodgers; Mariners President Kevin Mather shows once again why no baseball exec should ever talk candidly to a local group.
The slow, steady progress back toward full ballparks; MLB’s funky new list of experimental rules for the minors; Spring Trained—who’s ready, and who’s not, for the 2021 season.
No-No times four: The no-hitter epidemic continues; Joe West surpasses Bill Klem; MLB brings on its 20,000th player, and scores its 2,000,000th run; Albert Pujols switches address in Los Angeles.
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